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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AFRA 645 - Black Bodies on Display: Race in Museums (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
RACE IN MUSEUMS
Component: Discussion
The complex and performative nature of museums vis-a-vis race, remembrance and reconciliation with a focus on Black American and African Diasporic history and culture. What role[s] do objects, history, and culture perform under such curatorial and museum mandates and visions? How do changing socio-political and cultural landscapes and challenges to representational politics shape museum practices? Considered here are black cultural institutions, their formation and foundation as well as exhibition histories of black visual art and culture.
Allowed Units: 3 Grading Basis: Student Option
Additional University Requirement(s): Multicultural