Spring 2021 Course Highlight: AAS/AH 242 “Intro to Afro-American Art”

Melanie Herzog, Senior Lecturer in Afro-American Studies, will be teaching AAS/AH 242 Intro to Afro-American Art TR 9:30–10:45am. Introduction to Afro-American Art is a survey course in which we will investigate the history of African American art and visual culture from the colonial era to our current time, with a particular focus on twentieth century art. With attention to various art historical perspectives and methods, and to the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality that impact the lives and work of African American artists and their audiences, we will analyze various art forms including painting, sculpture, photography, folk art, conceptual and performance art, and art as social practice. To see this course and our other course offerings please click here.