R105 Summer 2020 Indigenous Art and Culture
Mondays, 11:50–1:15, July 13–July 27
Instructor: Al Carroll
Indigenous art and culture include all forms of cultural expression: architecture, arts and crafts, literature, music, and performing arts. This course will look at American Indian and other indigenous actors, carvers, comedians, dancers, fiction authors, film makers, historians, journalists, musicians, painters, poets, pottery makers, singers, storytellers, tanners, and weavers. Clips of indigenous music, dance, comedy, television, and film will be viewed. This course will also look at outsider misconceptions and stereotyping.
Al Carroll is associate professor of US, American Indian and Latin American history at Northern Virginia Community College. He received his MA from Purdue and PhD from Arizona State University. Previously he taught at San Antonio College, St. Phillip’s College, and as a Fulbright scholar in Indonesia. He is an author or editor of six books and numerous articles.