Courses

The Brown Center for Public Humanities lists courses under the American Studies rubric: AMST.   Our flexible program draws on Brown University's open curriculum.  Elective courses can be selected from approved 1000 and 2000 level courses offered at Brown, the Rhode Island School of Design, and the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.  Please visit Brown's course catalogue for a complete listing of course offerings.

The Center is sponsoring the following courses in 2015-2016:

Course Title Instructor Days/Times/Location
FALL 2015
AMST 1510 (CRN 15011) Museum Collecting and Collection Steve Lubar T Th 1:00-2:20 NBH Seminar Room
AMST2650 (CRN 15016) Introduction to Public Humanities Steve Lubar W 3:00-5:30 NBH Seminar Room
AMST 2653 (CRN 16252) Public Art: History, Theory, and Practice Janet Zweig
M 1:30-5:30 NBH Seminar Room
GRAD-015G-01 (RISD) The Artist and the Museum (Registration Information) Debra Balken W 9:30-12:30  Loc:TBA
SPRING 2016
AMST1903Z (CRN 24161) Shrine, House or Home: Rethinking the House Museum Paradigm Ron Potvin T 4:00-6:30 NBH Seminar Room
AMST2540 (CRN 25463) Methods in Public Humanities Susan Smulyan T Th 9:00-10:20 NBH Seminar Room

The Center is sponsoring the following courses in 2014-2015:

Course Title Instructor Days/Times/Location
FALL 2014
AMST 1510 (CRN 16839)
Museum Collecting and Collections
Ronald Potvin MWF 11:00-11:50 Smith-Buonanno 201
AMST 2650 (CRN 15098) Introduction to Public Humanities Steve Lubar W 3:00-5:20 Seminar Room
AMST 2653 (CRN 14983) Public Art, Theory and Practice Janet Zweig M 1:00-5:20 Seminar Room
AMST 2656 (CRN 14984) Cultural Policy Planning Craig Dreeszen T 1:00-3:20 Seminar Room
AMSY 2697 (CRN 15099) Museum Interpretation Practices Sarah Ganz Blythe F 9:00-11:50 RISD
AMST 2699 (CRN 15096) Digital Storytelling Matthew London T 4:00-6:20 Rock Library, DSL
SPRING 2015
AMST1903I (CRN 24373) Museum Histories Steve Lubar W 3:00-5:20 Seminar Room
AMST 9015M (CRN 26203) Whose Heritage?: National Landmarks for Diverse Publics Caroline Franks T 4:00-6:30 J.Walter Wilson 503
AMST 9015V Digital Communities Willow Brugh Th 4:00-6:20 Seminar Room
AMST 2540 Methods in Public Humanities Susan Smulyan T Th 9:00-10:20 Seminar Room
AMST 2691 (CRN 25924) Poetry in Service to Schools and the Community Rick Benjamin T 4:00-6:20 Seminar Room

Register for GRAD-015G-01 (The Artist and the Museum) via RISD cross-registration.  Useful links:

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