CMDP 7300 - Theories of the Avant-Garde uri icon



  • Explores various manifestations of avant-garde and experimental literature, art and media performance in the 20th century such as Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism, Theatre of the Absurd, the Situationists, Fluxus, Oulipo and others. Media forms analyzed will include manifestos, sound poetry, theatre, the novel, happenings, cinema, installation and other forms of historical avant-garde art practices.


  • Auguiste, Reece  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2023 / Spring 2024
  • Espelie, Erin  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2021