May 23, 2013
2013 Cleveland Institute of Art Commencement
May 03, 2013 @ Arts Collinwood in Cleveland, OH
Biomedical Art Exhibition
May 16, 2013
Scholarships Fund CIA Grads' Travel Dreams
May 20, 2013
2013 Student Summer Show
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May 16, 2013
Plain Dealer Reports on the Groundbreaking of the New Gund Building
May 31, 2013
Cinematheque to Present Two Parallel Comedy Film Series
May 09, 2013
Four High School Students Awarded in CIA's National 2D3D Art + Design Contest
Culture/Conflict/Syncretism in African & African-American Literature
Course No. LLC441.1 Credits: 3
Faculty Olatubosun Ogunsanwo
This course is primarily concerned with the dialectic of multiculturality and multidimensionality. Africans under colonialism, like most of the Third World at one time or the other, were confronted with the overwhelming encroachment of European/Western/Christian ways of life and thought alien to them. Yet Africa still struggles up till today to preserve its integrity, its intrinsic identity, notably in the form of neotraditionalism. This vortex of cultural interplay in Africa has led to socio-cultural phenomenon described as deracination or "the crisis in the soul" (Achebe) or "triple heritage/cultural accommodation" (Ali Mazrui). In postmodernist terms, it has led to syncretism. The course will also explore analogies from the multidimensional art, mainly from the interchange between visual and literary arts. Fulfills Humanities/Cultural Studies distribution requirement. Creative Writing Concentration course. 3 credits.
Gary D Sampson
Professor of Art+Design History, Liberal Arts
Gary Sampson teaches art and design history and theory at the Institute. He is also adjunct in art history and...more
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