HUMN 303 Discussion Question with Answers Week 1 to 8

HUMN 303 Week 1 Discussion

What is the value of studying the humanities in the field of health professions?

How might a topic such as art, literature, music, dance, etc. from other time periods enhance your career and personal life in the present?

Select one aspect of the humanities that is meaningful to your personal life and one for career. Explain how is each meaningful.

In addition, include a specific example of a work (a specific work of art, literature, theater, or music) that you feel is meaningful to your personal life and/or career. Explain the connection.

HUMN 303N Week 1 Discussion 2

What approaches should we take in responding to a work of art?

Select an example of art that fits your definition of art and provide an example of non-art (either from the site or in the world around you).

Determine how line, color, texture, and/or composition are part of your definition.

 

HUMN 303 Week 2 Discussion

Select any work of art from one of the chapters we have read so far (Ch. 1-4) and write a response that analyzes the art through the lens of a descriptive critic, an interpretive critic, and an evaluative critic. What different things would these critics have to say? Use the following guidelines:

  1. Descriptive Critic: Address at least 3 different elements of art and/or principles of design.
  2. Interpretive Critic: This will require research so that you can understand the subject, meaning, and intent of the work.
  3. Evaluative Critic: Use the standards of perfection, insight, and inexhaustibility (as described in the text).

 

HUMN 303N Week 3 Discussion

Locate at least two architectural works that were influenced by Greco-Roman architecture. These can be from any time period after the Greco-Roman period but should be from different periods themselves (e.g., one from Renaissance and one from Baroque). Then address the following:

What is the function of each structure?

How does each work exhibit influence of the Greco-Roman period? Is the influence specifically Greek, Etruscan, or Roman – or a combination?

How would you compare the two selected works? Take the roll of the evaluative critic.

 

HUMN 303 Week 4 Discussion

Examine a specific artwork influenced by a literary work and how the artist captured the subject or story. Here are a few examples, but you are not restricted to this list:

 

HUMN 303N Week 5 Discussion

Choose one of the music or dance movements that you read about this week and at least one work from that movement. Then, address the following:

  1. Examine the movement and specific work in relation to historical and political influences of the movement.
  2. Identify characteristics of the movement and how the work reflects these characteristics.
  3. Include a statement from the artist and one from a critic.
  4. Include a link to the lyrics and/or video depending on your choice.

 

HUMN 303N Week 6 Discussion

Option 1: In the 19th century, the camera was a revolutionary invention, and many artists were concerned about the effect that photographs would have on the art world.

Did the invention of the camera change the arts? Why or why not?

Choose an artistic movement that you believe was influenced by the camera and discuss how the movement was affected.

 

HUMN 303 Week 7 Discussion 1

Many people would say that the 1999 premier of The Sopranos was a turning point in the development of television as an art form. Choose a television or streaming show that you feel perpetuates the idea that television is indeed a form of art. For the initial post, address the following:

Include the name of the show and the director:

Unbelievable

Created by: Susannah Grant, Michael Chabon, & Ayelet Waldman

Directors: Lisa Cholodenko, Michael Dinner, & Susannah Grant

 

HUMN 303N Week 7 Discussion

  1. What were some influences of this work?
  2. Include a statement from an actor, director, or critic of the program that supports your points.

 

HUMN 303 Week 8 Discussion

Option 1: Choose a work to discuss from one genre that interprets a work from another genre.

  1. Include the title, artist, and description of both works.
  2. Examine how the artist of the second work captured the subject or story of the first.
  3. Support your point(s) with a statement from the second artist that discusses the influence, reasoning, or interpretation of the original work on the second work.

What the Water Gave Me, 1938 by Frida Kahlo

What The Water Gave Me by Florence and The Machine 2011

 

HUMN 303 Week 8 Discussion

Choose a work to discuss from one genre that interprets a work from another genre.

  1. Include the title, artist, and description of both works.
  2. Examine how the artist of the second work captured the subject or story of the first.
  3. Support your point(s) with a statement from the second artist that discusses the influence, reasoning, or interpretation of the original work on the second work.

 

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