Ontario College of Art & Design

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VISA 3B06
Art of the African Diaspora (NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2011-12)
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 VISC credit).
(NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2011-12)
This lecture-seminar course provides students with perspectives on the impact of early European contact with Africa on the art and culture of the African diaspora. Students study the historical, political, cultural and social contexts of the colonial period and post-colonial history of the African diaspora since the 1500s and consider how the historical and contemporary work of Caribbean, British, American and Canadian artists of African ancestry have responded to both colonial legacies and current contemporary issues.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken VISC 3B06 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Course code change 2011-12
Course was last updated June 24, 2011 - 3:07 PM