ARTH 373: Studies in 20th-Century Art of the United States

ARTH 373-001: Arts of the Black Renaissance in America
(Spring 2023)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR

Art & Design Building 2026

Section Information for Spring 2023

Most people have heard of the Harlem Renaissance—a period when Black arts and culture flourished in the 20th century. But did you know that in addition to Harlem, a Black Renaissance was occurring throughout the United States in places like Chicago and Washington, DC? This course looks at the evolution of the Black Renaissance in the arts in 20th century America. Through readings, discussions, film, and museum visits, we will learn how to interpret and appreciate the Black Renaissance in the United States.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Developments in 20th-century American visual culture across all media. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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