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Courses - Spring 2024
African American Studies Department Site
Open Seats as of
05/22/2024 at 04:30 PM
Selected Topics in the African Diaspora; Blackness in Israeli Popular Culture and Contemporary Art
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with ISRL329Z and SOCY398Z. Credit only granted for ISRL329Z, AASP398F, or SOCY398Z.

This course will review the work of artists of Ethiopian origin who are active in the Israeli art field today and analyze the subjects they deal with in their work in relation to the socio-political change in Israel and the increase in Ethiopian representation in popular culture. We will discuss concepts such as socio-political art, activism through art, and a-political art.