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2009-2010 College Catalog 
2009-2010 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 3385 - Feminist Art Since 1960

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: ARTH 1700 or WMS 1001; satisfaction of all Level I General Studies requirements; or permission of instructor.

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.

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