ARTH 6779 - Visualizing Gender Before and After the Conquest Course uri icon



  • Examines issues of gender and power in Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin American visual culture. Special focus on women�s social roles and the nature and function of their images in pre-Hispanic and colonial times. Course readings and discussions draw from a variety of art-historical, ethnohistorical, literary, and anthropological sources. The interdisciplinary scope provides an intellectually diverse framework that accounts for historical and contemporary assumptions about art, representation, race/ethnicity, and gender.