Fascism East and West: The Visual Culture of Japan, Germany, and Italy


Through a close analysis of cultural production and aesthetics, this course examines the relationship between the politics of fascism and its symbolic practices; how forms of rituals, myths, and images played a crucial role in the formation of the fascist regime's self-identity, and the formation of the national fascist subject. Materials include painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, graphic design, mass media, film, and forms of public spectacle and pageantry.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • ALP
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring