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Advanced Themes in African History and Art

ARHA 390
Fall 2010 not offered
Course Cluster: African Studies

This seminar will consider the most recent research into the art and cultural history of West and Central Africa. Emphasis will be placed on the historical context in which cultural traditions have developed. From the historically specific study of art, it is possible to detail the evolution of style, as well as the changing and contextually contingent iconographical meaning of forms. We will include a case study of the Mande peoples before broadening our field to contemporary art (World Art, like World Music) in West and Central Africa.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ARHA101 OR [ARHA267 or AFAM268] OR [ARHA299 or HIST229 or FRST299 or AFAM299] OR [ARHA368 or AFAM322] OR [ARHA294 or AFAM296]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARST)

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