DRAFT 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 02, 2020  
DRAFT 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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ARH 3100:African Art and Architecture

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ARH 2750  and ENGL 1102 
This course surveys select tradition-based African arts from the pre-colonial period up until the present day. Emphasis is placed on the study of key monuments and media within a regional and chronological framework, but also on the cultural principles and concepts reflected in canonical African art. The interrelation of art with ritual, religious belief, gender, politics, and history will be continuing themes. Primary media discussed include architecture, sculpture, masquerade, body adornments, and textiles.



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