Modernism and Modern Art: The Arts of the Pacific Northwest

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HA 381A

A survey of the arts of Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon from the 19th century to 1945. Investigates the relationship between "art" and issues such as colonialism, travel and tourism, the potlatch, the prohibition of the potlatch, ethnography, immigration, moral improvement, the Great Depression and modernity.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 381A, HA 381A.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer Fall Spring

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