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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WMS 2380 - Women, Art and Gender Politics

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): WMS 1001 or ARTH 1500 or ARTH 1600 or ARTH 1700

Description: This course surveys visual art production by women over a broad span of time and geographies and examines the roles that gender and gender politics have taken throughout art history. Topics include the differing roles and status that women have obtained as artists in western culture, access to artistic training, representations of women and constructs of femininity in western art, and comparative models in selected non-western cultures. Work by women throughout various waves of feminisms will also be addressed, and a range of gender frameworks will be introduced in order to interpret visual art.

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

General Studies: Arts and Humanities

Cross Listed Course(s): ARTH 2380

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