Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

AAAD 488. African American Art

Cross listed with: ARTH 488  
Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 012441

This course examines visual arts produced by people of African descent in the United States from the colonial period until the present. Course themes include debates about the relationship between racial identity and artistic production; the complex interchange between African American art and the cultural traditions of Africa and Europe; black artists’ engagement with popular representations of African Americans; and the intersection of race with class, gender and sexuality. Prerequisite(s): AAAD 200 ARTH 206  or permission of the instructor.