Black Feminist Art & Digitality

VMS 655S

This course explores tropes, muses and icons of Black femininity in contemporary art. Graduate students enrolled in this seminar will consider diverse media, including photography, collage, craft and assemblage, as well as representations of the Black female body, of beauty and sexuality. In addition to reading canonic works in Black feminist theory, students will explore major works and exhibitions to consider the efforts of Black women art-makers from the 1960s through the 21st century.
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 655S
Typically Offered
Spring Only