ART 3606: Cross-Cultural Encounters (2018-2019)

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A critical examination of points of contact between the West and the "Other". We'll consider how colonial occupation, global economic expansion and technological advancement (particularly as pertaining to mass reproduction) have transformed Western visual culture. In the process we'll consider phenomena like japonisme and "primitivism", the ethics of museum display, and the politics of representation. Offered alternate years.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 29470 5 Katie Kresser
M,W
Final: W
1:30PM-3:30 PM
1:00PM-3:00 PM
01/03-03/12
03/13-03/13
Art Center 5
Art Center 5
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Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.
Attributes: Cultural Understand&Engagement, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term