American Studies | Seminar in AMST: Body Art: Dress & Adornment
G751 | 10273 | Shukla

Body Art: Dress & Adornment
G751,  10273,  P. Shukla

Meets with FOLK-F712

This seminar analyzes the different ways in which human beings
throughout the world shape, clothe, ornament, and decorate their
bodies, focusing on the meaningful communication of these artistic
forms. Class topics will include tattoo, scarification, face
painting, makeup, henna, hair, jewelry, and dress in all of its
varieties, from daily attire, to costume and folk dress.