Description

This thesis is an ecocritical, art historical inquiry into colonization, globalization, climate change as well as perceptions of American nationalism and Manifest Destiny through the overarching concept of the Anthropocene.

This thesis is an ecocritical, art historical inquiry into colonization, globalization, climate change as well as perceptions of American nationalism and Manifest Destiny through the overarching concept of the Anthropocene. The focus is on the United States specifically and entails an analysis of American society and culture from a global standpoint. First, an overview of origins and impacts of the Anthropocene concept is given. The thesis then explores works of visual culture by ten different artists through diverse subconcepts.

Reuse Permissions
  • 6.77 MB application/pdf

    Download count: 0

    Details

    Contributors
    Date Created
    • 2017
    Resource Type
  • Text
  • Collections this item is in
    Note
    • Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2017
      Note type
      thesis
    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-71)
      Note type
      bibliography
    • Field of study: Art history

    Citation and reuse

    Statement of Responsibility

    by Katleen Schuenemeyer

    Machine-readable links