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Fall 2021
Oct 03,2022
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ARHT 337 - PHOTOGRAPHY AND AFRICA
Since the 19th century photography has been used by colonials, missionaries, anthropologists, and tourists to gender, racialize, and otherwise take the measure of the African continent. It has also been used to make things sacred and to commemorate ancestors in modern traditional contexts. Photography has more recently been used by African artists to imagine alternatives to these historical uses of images. This course examines each of these historical contexts, in order to better understand both the changing place of Africa in the world's imagination, and the uses in Africa itself of photo-based imagery.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art History Department

Course Attributes:
MN-AFR AMR STD-Hum & Culture, MJ-Africana Studies, MN-Africana Studies, CA-School Core as of 2014 fall, CA-School Core-300 Level, OLD GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman

Prerequisites:
FOR ARHT 337

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CRWT 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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