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IGST0420

Visual Culture of the Americas

Visual Cultures of the Americas
From murals to monuments and telenovelas to veladoras, this bilingual [Spanish/English] seminar will explore the role of visual expression in the history of cultural formation throughout the Americas. We will take a hemispheric and transnational approach to our studies. As such, two related premises inform the material we will examine: images traverse the boundaries of nation-states, and they are intrinsically tied to the developments of modern history. We will combine theoretical works with a variety of still and moving images (artifacts of mass culture, photography, artwork, film, mixed media, and performance) to study the relationship between "visuality" and flows of culture throughout Latin and Anglo Americas. This course is equivalent to AMST 0420. 3 hr. sem.
Subject:
International & Global Studies
Department:
International & Global Studies
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART CMP
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2014

IGST0420A-F14 Seminar (Lint)