Center for Faculty Excellence

The Art of Resistance: Historical Imagination and General Education

Karen Sotiropoulos, Carol Drake

History

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

The Art of Resistance: Historical Imagination and General Education

Select group of students from a General Education course in African American History (enrollment 75) created "historical art" as an alternative to their in class exam.  They studied the historical era and then created art as if they were an artist of the moment making political/artistic commentary.