Jun 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition 
    
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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ARTH 23 AFRICAN AND OCEANIC ART

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course is a chronological, thematic and comparative study of the indigenous art of sub-Saharan Africa, the African diaspora, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Australia. The course addresses prehistoric to contemporary forms of artistic expression in these regions within their historical, geographical, religious and sociocultural contexts. In addition, the course will assess the politics of colonialism, the impact of globalization, and the Western world's economic and religious hegemony over once self-reliant kingdoms and the states in the third world. NR



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