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HA 382 — Beauty: The Human Ideal in Visual Culture (Honors)

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

The goal of this course is to deconstruct dominant models of identity through the analysis of artworks from the perspectives of race, sexuality, feminism, disability, and class. Using historical and contemporary concepts of beauty, this course explores what beauty symbolizes in different historical and cultural contexts.
Prerequisite(s): HA 112 or HA 115 or HA 118, and qualification Pres. Sch. or app. or 3.5 GPA with approval of Dean for Liberal Arts.