BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FINA-202 - Native Art History II - 3.00 Credits

FINA-202 - Native Art History II - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
A survey of the evolution of styles and concepts of First Nations art forms from the following areas: Southwest, Plains, Woodlands, and Eastern Sub-Arctic.
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  • Prerequisites : Program Admission
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student should demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • be able to discuss and critically analyze the art works and art practices of a specific artist;

  • develop an awareness of issues confronted by First Nation artists regarding: ethics, representation, and appropriation.;

  • understand the factors that have influenced and resulted in specific art forms;· familiarity with research methods;

  • enhanced research and writing skills; and

  • greater skills in organizing and presenting material.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Berlo, Janet Catherine and Phillips, Ruth B. (1998). Native North American Art. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Reading package consisting of recent journal publications, will be available for students. Students will be expected to participate in 1 or 2 field trips to area/regional art galleries, thus money covering food and incidentals will be needed.
    Other Resources: Books will be placed on reserve in the library for students use. Please note some of these books are obtained through inter-library loan thus they will only be available for a limited period. Other books and/or material will be made available during the course of the semester for student’s use.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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