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ANTH 250 AX   Native Art of N America back to previous pageBack to Results  
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EnrollmentGeneral121200
Total121200

InstructorLorenz, Carol Ann
MeetsTR955-1110, ALUMNI 111
DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaNone

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Relying on archaeological, art historical, and ethnographic sources, this course examines the principal art styles of the indigenous cultures of North America. The course explores such issues as the usefulness of art objects in reconstructing cultures of the past and as historical documents for living peoples; gender roles in art production; the relationship between art, technology, and utility; the use of art as educational tools, memory aids, and religious devices; the relative importance of tradition and innovation; and the role of contemporary art in Native North American life today. (MC, GR)


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