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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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ANTH 341  Anthropology of Art (1)

This course focuses upon art as a dynamic process involving not only the human creation of objects, but the circulation of these objects within the various social, cultural and historical contexts which give them meaning. Provides a foundation in the anthropological study of art, aesthetics, museums and material culture. Special attention will be given to the arts of Native North America, Africa and Oceania.

Prerequisite: No prerequisites, though ANTH 111 or 250. ANTH 231 or a background in Art is recommended.

  • Offering: On demand
  • Instructor: Dobkins