This course introduces students to the major artistic and cultural centers of Sub-Saharan Africa. It examines the artistic and cultural production of traditional and contemporary African arts through social-historical and post-colonial analyses. It will consider the relationships among African cultural practices and ideologies, European cultural practices and ideologies, the slave trade and colonialism.
PREREQ: ART 250 OR 251 OR ARS 210, or instructor permission. OFFERED: Irregular CREDIT: 3