ARTD 7152G Caribbean Art: From Colonization to Diaspora

45 hours, 3 credits

History of Caribbean art from indigenous and colonial objects to contemporary art from the Caribbean and the diaspora. Legacies of slavery and colonialism, issues of class, gender, and politics, and regionally specific topics including Vodou, the Haitian Revolution, and the postwar diaspora Caribbean in the United Kingdom. Students will become familiar with the art and current scholarship surrounding this diverse region.

Prerequisite: Matriculation for the M.A. in art history or for the M.F.A. in art or permission of the deputy chairperson.


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