WGS 4559 (Latinx Art)

Course Name: 
Latina and Latin American Women Artists
Units: 
3

This course will focus on the artistic production, distribution, and reception of modern women artists in the Latin American region, as well as explore the contributions of Latina and Chicana artists in the United States . Through a close examination of particular case studies, students will learn how Latina and Latin American women artists challenged traditional understandings of artistic practice, exploring and critiquing women's social roles in the process.  Issues of race, class, gender, national/cultural identity will be emphasized throughout the course, linking these concepts to the visual and artistic projects of different generations of Latina and Latin American artists. 

Instructor: 
McKelligan Hernandez
Course Category: 
Global
Gender Concentration