Arts and Culture in Canada
- Outline of Course Topics
- Reasons for Studying the Arts in Canada
- The Colonial Period
- Native Indian and Inuit Arts
- French Colonial Period
- early music, theatre, and painting
- influence of the church on the arts
- English Colonial Period
- influence of the military on the arts
- the new middle-class audience
- From Confederation to World War I
- Confederation Celebrations
- Growth of Artistic Activity
- the impact of the railway
- establishment of local performing groups, institutions, businesses
- Canadian Painting and Photography
- Canadian Music
- Canadian Literature
- Between the World Wars
- Visual Arts
- the Group of Seven
- Emily Carr
- Canadian Group of Painters
- Music: Performers and Composers
- New Technologies
- The Founding of the CBC
- Visual Arts
- The Period After World War II
- public: federal, provincial, municipal
- private: foundations and corporations
- formation, impact and growth of Canada Council
- Visual Arts and Architecture
- Music and Dance
- Literature and Publishing
- Theatre and Film
- Radio, Television and the C.R.T.C.
- Festivals and Competitions
- Museums and Schools
- Problems and Issues in the Arts in Canada
- National identity
- Regional Issues
- “Arm’s Length” Funding
- Control and Censorship
- Technological Change
- Instruction in the Arts
- The Arts in British Columbia
- Arts Funding
- Cultural Institutions
- Contemporary Issues
- Regional Initiatives
- Lecture supported by audio-visual materials.
- Student presentations and group discussions.
- Guest lectures.
- Attendance at cultural events.
|In-class written work||10%|
Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to demonstrate the following.
- A knowledge of the history of the arts in Canada, including the growth of the arts in society from colonialism to the present day.
- A comprehensive understanding of the various arts organizations and institutions in Canada, including public and private funding sources.
- An awareness of contemporary issues and problems such as national identity, multiculturalism, “arm’s length” funding, education in the arts, and censorship.
A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the instructor’s course outline which is available to students at the beginning of each semester. Students will be expected to pay entrance fees to local galleries and for tickets to performing arts events, up to a total of approximately $50.00.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for PEFA 1101|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO HUM 1XX (3)|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU AHIS 105 (3) or CAPU FAEL 1XX (3)|
|Emily Carr University of Art & Design (EC)||EC AHIS 100 lev (3)|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ARTH 1XXX (3)|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG ARTS 1XXX (3)|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CA 1XX (3)|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU HUEL 1XXX (3)|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO VISA 1st (3)|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV ARTS 1st (3)|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC HUMN 1XX (3)|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV AH 1XX (3)|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC FA 1XX (1.5)|
PEFA 1101 050 - This is an open enrollment university transferable course offered in a compressed 7-week format. Many of the classes will take place off campus at theatre performances and arts events, and may extend beyond the posted end-of-class time.