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ERIC Number: EJ1059362
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
"Inspired to Be Creative?": Persons, Objects, and the Public Pedagogy of Museums
Sabeti, Shari
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v46 n2 p113-128 Jun 2015
This paper explores an enactment of public pedagogy through the ethnographic study of one museum creative writing class. It questions a theory of creativity that insists it is the properties of objects on display that inspire individuals. On the contrary, I argue that the flows of agency identified by the subjects themselves suggest creativity is multidirectional and that inspiration lies not in the objects but in the persons with whom those objects are shared.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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