What critical role do artists, philosophers, writers and poets play in today’s society? What is the point of art in public spaces?What can your role as a future student of culture mean to society? If you are passionate about such issues, the master’s programme in Art, Literature and Society could be the programme for you.The programme is aimed at critical and creative thinkers who have a large array of interests. As a graduate of this programme, you will havebroad insights into modern day questions of national and international importance. You will also have experience conducting incisive debates and will be able to contribute to contemporary discussions surrounding art and literature.
You can choose to follow this programme completely in English or completely in Dutch.You will get an MA in Arts and Culture with a specialisation in Art, Literature and Society.
Why this programme?
The masterArt, Literature and Society addresses contemporary debates in literature, art, religion, philosophyand culture.The key term here is interdisciplinarity: you learn to approach debates not as a philosopher,student of literature, sociologistor arthistorian, but rather asa student of culture who can combine different approaches from all of these various disciplines.
You will use interdisciplinary insights todebate issues such as:
- The critique of nationalism in recent German literature
- The humanities in academia
- Architecture and politics
- Fascism and modernism
- Darwinian aesthetics
- Are we our brain?
- The role of art in the future of democracy
The debates and discussions you will have during the programme, as well as thelectures and skills trainings, willhelp you:
- Develop broad insights into current issues in art and literature that areof national and international importance
- Gain experience engaging in impassioned debates and tacklinga range of contemporary controversies
- Learnto infuse youracademic practice with an element of personality, just as an artist would with a painting
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Last updated January 16, 2018