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Art, Society and Culture

Instructor
Fairley

Cross-cultural study of the visual and performing art traditions of selected non-Western societies. In addition to examining the major theoretical approaches to the study of art, the course will explore non-western aesthetic systems, relationships between art and social structure, gender and artistic production, and art as mediator between the sacred and the secular.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Visual and Performing Arts and cultural diversity distribution requirements.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science and cultural diversity distribution requirements.