WMS 3960 - Feminist Art Since 1960
3(3 + 0)
Prerequisite: ARTH 1700 or WMS 1001; satisfaction of all Level I General Studies requirements; or permission of the 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.
Credit will only be granted for one prefix: ARTH or WMS.(ARTH 3385)
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