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Fall 2013
Oct 03,2022
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The description and topics of this course vary from semester-to-semester, as well as from instructor-to-instructor. Prerequisite: varies with the topic offered. ARHT 390 AFRICA, FILM AND VIDEO. This course examines film, video, and time-based art about Africa and from Africa, from classic Hollywood stereotypes of primitives and witchdoctors to contemporary critiques of globalization. Topics include cinema as oral history, ethnographic film, anticolonial and auteur cinemas, and feminist responses to African modernity, neo-traditionalism, and Islam. We will study aspects of film form, film history, and the politics of moving pictures. Lab Fee. ARHT 390 CONTEMPORARY ARTS. This course will familiarize students with major ideas and concerns of the art of the present and of the previous few decades, with an emphasis on sculpture and on three dimensional works of art. Using an expansive definition of "sculpture", one that includes body and performance art, installation art, video, projections, multi-media, and interactive web-based art, this course will trace the re-conceptualizations and renewals sculpture since the 1960s to the present.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art History Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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