This interdisciplinary course considers the topic of craft practices and the therapeutic thorough the lens of feminist pedagogy, including theories of touch and interembodiment. Students will examine the critical role craft and the domestic arts have played in raising questions surrounding feminism, gender, and labor practices in everyday histories. Drawing on DIY movements, craftivism, and fabriculture, the course examines local and international projects centering on memory, trauma and collaboration. The class will explore the ethics of community collaborations and how the practice of making can cultivate a sense of community, wellbeing, and social capital.
3.0 College Credits
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|Class meeting time||9:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Class meeting days||Tuesday|
|Building and room||ONLINE|
|Course instructor||Rachel Wallis|