Spring 2012 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.
Writing: Students will write an in-depth research paper
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ARHA101 OR [ARHA267 or AFAM268] OR [ARHA299 or HIST229 or FRST299 or AFAM299] OR [ARHA294 or AFAM296]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
ENCOMPASSING THE GLOBE, vol. 2
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Each student will select a subject for in-depth study. This will be the focal point for a research paper.
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Prerequisites: ARHA 101, or ARHA 267, or ARHA 299, or ARHA 294, or ARHA 300/AFAM 310 Course is not available to first year students.
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