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Summer Session II, 2021

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AHI 150: Arts of Sub-Saharan Africa (4)

Examination of the art of Africa and the African Diaspora. An overview of key themes in African art history and the ways in which these arts are integrated with diverse aspects of life. The course covers the archaeological cultures of Africa, as well as the traditions of both centralized and non-centralized (village or band-based) historic and contemporary societies. We also discuss how African art has been perceived and interpreted by Europeans and Americans.

GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.

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