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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 3300 - Multiculturalism and American Art

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of oral and written communication requirements; ARTH 1500 or ARTH 1600 or ARTH 1700

Description: This course studies the work produced by artists of African American, Asian American, Latino/a American, and Native American ancestry and their contribution to art in the United States during the 20th and 21st centuries. Students will be introduced to the artistic legacies of Africa, Asia, and the Americas and how they intersected with European and New World contexts to provide a dynamic and rich multicultural creative discourse. American artists whose creative activity reflects their varied and complex cultural heritages will be the focus, and students will analyze how bias and discrimination in the art world and culture at large have impacted the artists' reception. In addition, students will discover how artists have contributed to modern and contemporary social, cultural, and aesthetic debates.

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

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

Cross Listed Course(s): NAS 3301

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