Black Aesthetics examines African American contributions to the visual arts, music and literature of the United States. Placing African American creativity within historical, sociological and political contexts, students may explore how black artists forged a creative culture that both illustrated their unique experience and identity and transformed the arts of the dominant culture within which they worked.
This may be completed as a two- or three-course connection. A two-course connection* must link courses from at least two different areas; a three-course connection must link courses from three areas.
*A two-course connection requires one course from creative arts or humanities with one course from history or social sciences.