VIC198H1: Posters and Propaganda


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.

Creative and Cultural Representations (1)