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ARTH 212 - Art and Culture in Latin America: From Independence to the Present

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: One ARTH course or consent of instructor
This course explores pivotal issues in the art and culture of Latin America from Independence to today. Offering a chronological and thematic arrangement, it introduces students to the complexities of art and culture from Latin America by focusing on a variety of media and other cultural products from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina or Peru, among others. Through a combination of lectures and student presentations, the course provides an introduction to the artistic diversity of the region through the analysis of specific case studies and their relationship with their broader social, historical and political contexts. Offered annually. (CFPA; CGCL; CMCL; CSPI)