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History and Core Ideas in African Photography: 1850s to the Present

ARHA 266
Fall 2023
Section: 01  
Course Cluster and Certificates: African Studies, African Studies Minor

This course explores the history of photography on the African continent from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It focuses on the colonial experience, anti-colonial struggles, decolonial imagination, the materiality of the medium, gender, and the nature of modernist expressions provoked by the medium since the twentieth century. These themes are explored through a study of specific photographers, archives, concepts, and exhibitions.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on JUN-13-2024
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