Art History Undergrad Courses

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  • ARTHIST 226: South and Central American Art
    • Course Description: Introduction to the art and architecture of ancient Central and South America (Northern and Central Andes) with emphasis on Costa Rica and Peru. Art of various media in the Carlos Museum collection will be featured.
    • Frequently Taught By: Rebecca Bailey

 

  • ARTHIST 365: Postcolonial African Art
    • Course: Description: Treatment of the major issues raised by the new genres of art that have resulted from the African experience of European colonization.
    • Frequently Taught By: Susan Gagliardi

 

  • ARTHIST 379 R: Special Studies in African Art Architecture, African Influence in New World Culture
    • Course Description: Credit, two to four hours. Topics could include African art and architecture; colonial and contemporary African art; and arts of ancient Africa. May be repeated for credit when topic changes, up to a maximum of twelve hours.
    • Frequently Taught By: Michael Harris

 

  • ARTHIST 389: Special Studies: African Art and Architecture
    • Course Description: Credit, two to four hours. Topics could include African art and architecture; colonial and contemporary African art; and arts of ancient Africa. May be repeated for credit when topic changes, up to a maximum of twelve hours.
    • Topics Include: Postcolonial Arts and Literature of Africa; African Art, Architecture, Yoruba Art and Culture; African Art Architecture, Harlem Renaissance
    • Frequently Taught By: Nathan Suhr-Sytsma, Susan Gagliardi, Michael Harris

 

  • ARTHIST 485W: American, African, Afro-Diasporic Art
    • Course Description: In this 400-level seminar, we will investigate how secrecy, concealment, and revelation operate in the construction and reception of arts with a focus on arts linked to the continent of Africa. We will draw on a range of readings to inform in-class discussions and development of the final project. Prior coursework in the arts of Africa is not required.
    • Frequently Taught By: Susan Gagliardi

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