Current Issues Response: Art, Performance, and Culture
The purpose of this paper is to explore current issues in todays society that relate to this weeks content. Choose any topic from chapter 13 that relates to a current event (an important event that has occurred within the last 5 years). Discuss the topic in terms of todays culture. Write 1-2 pages and cite your sources.
Please refer back to the Statement on Ethnocentrism, and keep it in mind as you write your paper.
Art and Politics: Research and discuss any current controversial art exhibits.
Discuss how a particular athlete is currently influencing some aspect of culture.
Discuss how the media influences culture using specific, current examples.
Your instructor may be able to provide more examples. If you are unsure, ask your instructor for approval.
Cite your sources at the end of the paper and within the text. Any format is acceptable, but include enough information that allows your instructor to find your source. At minimum include this information when available: author, date published, title of source, title of book or journal, publisher name and city, website address. Information on how to cite sources can be found through the Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab).