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Contemporary Art in Africa and Diaspora in War and Peace

ARHA 293
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AFAM 293
Course Cluster: African Studies

This course looks at contemporary Africa and African diaspora artists. We will cover a wide range of media, including the room installations of Yinka Shonibar and the art of Julie Mehretu, exhibited in the Davison Art Center in fall 2011. We will look at online art sites such as PAAACK, whose director, Dominique Malaquis, will be a visiting scholar for a week. Students will also have a chance to create a museum exhibition of photography by Senegalese teenagers, made as part of a West African peace-building project.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
We will study the cultural production of contemporary Africa.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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