Social Engagement

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores the profound social changes that are reshaping the nature and purposes of museums and other cultural heritage organizations in a pluralistic society. Considers the implications for all aspects of their specialized functions. Particular focus on how such organizations serve as dynamic social spaces for community engagement and action.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 488W, CH 561.
  • A combined undergraduate and graduate course.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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