Aug 17, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020

HIST 282 - Latin America: Art and Nation

Cross-Listed as LATI 282 
This course presents an historical overview of the interaction between artists, the state, and national identity in Latin America. After an introduction to the import of images to crafting collective identities during the colonial era and the 19th century, we will focus on the 20th century. Topics to be discussed include the depiction of race, allegorical landscapes and architectures, the art of revolution, and countercultures. Multiple genres will be explored with an emphasis on the visual arts, architecture, and popular music. Alternate years. (4 Credits)