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ARTH 206: Survey of African Art

ARTH 206-DL1: Survey of African Art
(Spring 2021)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW


Section Information for Spring 2021

This course will look at a selection of regions, themes and historic moments in African art. It will begin with the questions: What is art?, What is African?, and what is a museum? The class will meet virtually during the scheduled course time on *Mondays for discussion (participation: speaking and in chat). Students can expect a weekly drop of digital content including two ~30 minute videos and supporting documents. This will serve as the Wednesday session. We will also do a couple virtual visits with African artists working today.  

ARTH 206 DL1 is a distance education section that meets synchronously. Students should expect to meet on the days and time scheduled.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces arts of Africa, from antiquity to the present day. Presents a variety of arts In relatlon to their historical and cultural contexts, and makes use of local museum resources. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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