COMP 324
Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora Spring 2015
Division I
Cross-listed AFR 324 / ARTH 324 / ANTH 314 / ARAB 324 / COMP 324
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This course explores the visual arts of the contemporary African Diaspora from the Caribbean, Islamic Mediterranean, Europe, and the United States. The first half of the course examines art historical and anthropological theories utilized in analyses of global contemporary art. The second half of the course uses original works from WCMA’s permanent collection and the exhibition Fathi Hassan: Migration of Signs to consider areas of convergence and divergence in the practices of artists from the Atlantic and Islamic worlds.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 4069
Grading: yes pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation, response papers, and 10-12 page final paper
Extra Info: not available for the Gaudino option
Distributions: Division I
Notes: meets Division 1 requirement if registration is under COMP or ARTH; meets Division 2 requirement if registration is under AFR, ARAB or ANTH
This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
AFR 324 Division II ARTH 324 Division II ANTH 314 Division II ARAB 324 Division II COMP 324 Division II

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