VIC198H1: Posters and Propaganda

Hours

24L

How and when have political posters been used? What forms do they take? How have they changed over time? What can these visual artifacts tell us about the relationship between art and propaganda, and about the political movements that have mobilized visual strategies to advance their aims? This course involves visits to several poster collections, develops visual literacy skills, and highlights the role of the visual in societies past and present. Restricted to first-year students. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Mode of Delivery
In Class