With Brittany Sheldon, Gallery Director, HSU Department of Art
This course is designed to provide students with a selected introduction to the arts and cultures of Africa, exploring the continent by way of objects. Highlighting five to six objects per session, we will learn about a selection of contemporary and historical African cultures and artistic traditions, considering visual elements, discussing cultural contexts and meanings. We will explore topics through brief readings, lectures and discussions.
Mon., Oct. 7-21 • 5:30-7 p.m.
HSU Campus: Harry Griffith Hall, Room 226
$100 • Class #: 43806
HSU Students Discount:
$50 • Class #: 43807
Dr. Brittany Sheldon received her master’s (2009) and doctoral (2016) in African Art History and African Studies from Indiana University. Her research highlights women's artistry (wall painting, pottery, basket-weaving) in the rural communities of northeastern Ghana and southern Burkina Faso. She currently teaches art history courses in the HSU Art Department.