F972 Fall 2018 Monuments, Museums, and Memory in South Africa: Notes from the Field
Wednesday, 9:40–11:05, Oct. 3
Instructor: LaNitra Berger
Coordinator: Martha Powers
How does South Africa confront its apartheid past through its public monuments? This course will explore the relationship between art, public monuments, and race consciousness in South Africa based on Dr. Berger's recent on-the-ground experience teaching a course in South Africa.
LaNitra M. Berger, PhD is the fellowships director and affiliate Art History faculty at George Mason University. She studies and teaches modern art from South Africa and is currently finishing a manuscript about South African artist Irma Stern. She received a BA in art history and international relations from Stanford and a PhD in art history from Duke.