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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WMS 3960 - Feminist Art Since 1960

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): ARTH 1700 or WMS 1001; completion of General Studies requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Quantitative Literacy; or permission of instructor.

Description: This course examines the various intersections between art and feminism beginning with the rise of second-wave feminist politics and continuing to the present. Work by artists who self-consciously identified as feminist or work that has been meaningfully read through feminist theories is the focus. The course covers competing and diverse definitions of feminism and analyzes the ways race, class and gender are intertwined and represented by artists globally. Students evaluate art’s relationship to changing social, political, and philosophical  conditions throughout the period.


Note: Credit will only be granted for one prefix: ARTH or WMS.

Cross Listed Course(s): ARTH 3385

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