Jan 27, 2023  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ARTH 270 - Africa, Europe, and the Art of Colonization

FC ARHU CD WINT
4 credits
Focusing on the relationship between African art and colonialism since the 19th century, this course serves as an introduction to the role of colonial and postcolonial theory in art history. Case studies will investigate the active, multifaceted role visual media played in European colonization efforts on the continent; as well as African responses to colonial visual culture. Using critical readings of key texts and images as the basis for course projects, students will be encouraged to develop their own definitions of ‘colonialism,’ and to speculate on the possibility of a ‘de-colonized’ Art History.
Prerequisites & Notes: A 100-Level course in Art History or Africana Studies.



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