History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC118 Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora

Considers contemporary art by African artists operating in metropolitan centers, as well as Afro-British, Afro-Caribbean, and African-American production. Topics are organized thematically and address constructing and deconstructing the idea of Africa; cultural authenticity; diaspora; Creolite and creolization; hybridity; cosmopolitanism; post-black; and globalism in the arts.

Requirements

Background in history of art and visual culture recommended. Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Credits

5

General Education Code

ER

Instructor

The Staff, Derek Murray