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IS 555 AO - Naming and Power

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


An advanced topics seminar in subject description and access that focuses upon representation in race, gender, sexuality and other contested categories. Critical intersections of bias, exclusion, and marginalization will be explored through a variety of case studies. Implications for how we construct search and discovery systems (e.g databases, archival and museum finding aids, taxonomies and catalogues), and other tools, are crucial considerations for those engaging in cultural heritage work. Open to masters and doctoral students. Course Information: 2 graduate hours. No professional credit.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall


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