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HAD-454 Contemporary Arts of Africa

3 Credits

This course deals with the arts and artists in African societies since Independence (roughly 1955) to the present time. The course treats the arts in the context of both their geography and social forms and the times in which they are created. The course describes and analyzes the impact of artistic practice in and across the media of cinema, literature and visual art in a post-colonial and post-modem world.