Spring 2015 not offered
|Course Cluster: African Studies|
This is not a comprehensive survey of all African art. It focuses in-depth on the art of a limited number of past and present societies in Africa and raises certain broad theoretical problems. The aim is to gain a taste of the formal variety, technical richness, cultural depth, symbolic meaning, historical complexity, and dynamic transformations of sub-Saharan African art.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(ARST)
Chapters from books as well as articles in African art history and anthropology journals
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One mid-term exam and one final exam covering material after the mid-term. Essay questions and image identification. At the beginning of some classes there may be a short unannounced quiz comprising one or two slide identifications from material covered in class the previous week. There is also a map assignment.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
One field trip to a museum
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