The Black Atlantic

ARTHIST 383.01
Staff, Departmental

The African diaspora a direct result of the transatlantic slave trade and Western colonialism has generated a wide array of artistic achievements, from the "shotgun" houses of New Orleans to the urban graffiti of NYC. The course surveys several major cultural groups in West and Central Africa and their aesthetic impact on the arts, religions, and philosophies of peoples of African descent in South America, the Caribbean, and the United States. Instructor: Powell

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