Race, Racisms, and the Visual: African American Visual Cultures
In this course we will study visual cultures, performance, and digital media in relation to (anti-)Blackness and Black communities in the United States. We will pay particular attention to gendered and sexualized understandings of race and racisms within visual planes. An interdisciplinary and multimedia approach to the subject matter asks students to develop critical reading and engaged listening skills, as well as foster the ability to deploy critical thought in written, creative, and oral forms. Students should leave the course able to apply core concepts of Black visual studies into their academic work as well as their lives outside of the classroom. 3 hrs. lect.

11:15am-12:05pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 13, 2021)
McCardell Bicentennial Hall 503