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Courses in Art History (AHI)

Lower Division

1A. Ancient Mediterranean Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to the art and architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC.—F. (F.) Roller

1B. Medieval and Renaissance Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Christian, Barbarian, Moslem, and Classical traditions in European Art from the fourth through the sixteenth centuries. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC.—W. (W.) 

1C. Baroque to Modern Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to visual analysis through study of western art 1600-present, examining major artists and movements from Europe to North America. Study of the relationship of art and artists to political, religious, social change, and to changes in ideology, patronage, audience. May be repeated for credit. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.—S. (S.) Strazdes 

1D. Arts of Asia (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to major forms and trends in the arts, architecture, and material culture of Asia from the Neolithic to the contemporary emphasizing the visual manifestation of secular and religious ideas and ideals. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1DV. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.Burnett

1DY. Arts of Asia (5)

Web virtual lecture—2.5 hours; discussion—1 hour; lecture/discussion—1.5 hours. Introduction to major forms and trends in the arts and material culture of Asia from the Neolithic to the contemporary, emphasizing the visual manifestation of secular and religious ideas and ideals. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1D. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC, WE.Burnett

1E. Islamic Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to the art and architecture of the Islamic world including the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South Asia, from the 7th century CE to the 20th. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.Watenpaugh

5. Understanding Visual Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Development of visual literacy for an increasingly visual world; critical analyses focusing on the widest variety of visual imagery: the fine arts across media and eras of world culture, television, film, and advertising. Intended for a diverse spectrum of audiences. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC.

25. Understanding Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Development of architecture and urban design; how form, space, order are conceived and used across eras and cultures. Examines the function and organization of space, technological problems of construction, visual qualities of architecture, and social issues connected to architecture. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, DD, VL, WC.Watenpaugh

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to lower division students. (P/NP grading only.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division

100. Methods of Art History (4)

Extensive writing or discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: prior completion of two upper-division Art History courses recommended. Methods of art historical research and analysis, and general issues in critical thought. Writing skills appropriate to a range of art-historical exposition. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt |AH,  VL.—Ruda

110. Cultural History of Museums (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Evolution of museums in the western world from the "cabinet of curiosities" of sixteenth-century Europe to the modern "art center." The changing motives behind collecting, exhibiting, and interpretation of objects. Attention to museums' historical legacies and continuing philosophical dilemmas. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.—Strazdes

120A. Art, Architecture, and Human Rights (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Study of human rights as they relate to art, architecture, and cultural heritage. Examines museums, art collections, and cultural-heritage management, their relation to the cultural prerogatives of communities and indigenous groups, and protection of cultural heritage during war and conflict. (Same course as Human Rights 120A.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, DD, VL WC, WE.Watenpaugh

130. Landscape, Nature, and Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Interpretation of the natural world in the western world 1600-1900, with perspectives on the present; landscape painting, ideology of picturesque and sublime, landscape art and travel, reshaping the land as art; dialogues between art and science; nature as national identity. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC, WE.

148. Theory and Criticism: Painting & Sculpture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art Studio 5 or 7 recommended. Study of forms and symbols in historic and contemporary masterpieces. (Same course as Art Studio 148.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.—Pardee

150. Arts of Subsaharan Africa (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Traditional arts and crafts of subsaharan Africa from prehistoric times to the present; the relationships among art, nature, cycles of life, and religion; art as expression of power; sculpture and culture in West and Central Africa; Colonialism and collecting. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.

151. Arts of the Indians of the Americas (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Development of art in North America, emphasizing ancient Mexico. South American relationships and parallels. Recent and contemporary Indian arts and crafts from Alaska to Chile. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WE.

152. Arts of Oceania and Prehistoric Europe (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Traditional arts of aboriginal Australia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia, as seen in their cultural contexts. Prehistoric art of Europe and the Near East. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.

154. The Hindu Temple (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Comparative history of architecture and symbolism of the Hindu Temple in India, Southeast Asia and the United States. Attention to the temple as expression of religious knowledge, political authority, and cultural heritage through the lens of colonialism and postcolonialism. (Same course as Religious Studies 154.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, VL, WC, WE.Venkatesan

155. The Islamic City (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1E recommended. Introduction to the urban history of the Islamic world. Includes critical study of the historiography of the Islamic city, development of urban form, institutions and rituals, and analysis of selected themes. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt.| AH, VL.Watenpaugh

156. Arts of the Islamic Book (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: prior completion of course 1E recommended. Critical study of the arts of the luxury book in the pre-modern Islamic world. Representation in Islam, the relationship of word and image, the discipline of calligraphy, aesthetics and representation in Persianate painting. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC.—Watenpaugh

163A. Chinese Art (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Thematic and chronological examination of 3000 years of Chinese art and culture from Neolithic through Tang Dynasty (10th c. CE). Study of ceremonial and secular objects manifesting folk beliefs and belief systems of ancestor worship, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.Burnett

163B. Chinese Painting (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Thematic and chronological examination of Chinese painting and culture from the Tang Dynasty (7th c. CE) through the early 20th century. Issues considered include political art (made to support or protest regimes), art and the market, art and individual expression. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.Burnett

163C. Early Modern Chinese Painting (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Topics in Chinese Art History, 13th-19th century. Study of issues pertaining to self and society; gender and gendering; religion and philosophy; political engagement and protest; economy and the market; the effects created by periods of transition on visual expression. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.Burnett

163D. Art from China 1900 to the Present (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 163B or consent of instructor. Forms of modern and avant-garde expression from China's industrialization to the 21st century. Interactions of art and politics, individual and state, art for the free market versus art for the state, expressions of modernity; China on the world stage. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.Burnett

164. The Arts of Japan (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Japan's painting, architecture, decorative arts, and print heritage, ancient times to the 20th century in literary, political, intellectual, and spiritual contexts; impact of Japanese art on the West and the West's transformative impact upon Japan's opening in the 19th century. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC. 

168. Great Cities (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Transformation in architecture and urban form in Paris, London, and Vienna in the context of varying social, political, and economic systems as well as very different cultural traditions, concentrating on the years 1830-1914. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.—Sadler

172A. Early Greek Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Examination of the origin and development of the major monuments of Greek art and architecture from the eighth century to the mid-fifth century B.C. (Same course as Classics 172A.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.Roller

172B. Later Greek Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Study of the art and architecture of later Classical and Hellenistic Greece, from the mid-fifth century to the first century B.C. (Same course as Classics 172B.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL.Roller

173. Roman Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Art and architecture of Rome and the Roman Empire, from the founding of Rome through the fourth century C.E. (Same course as Classics 173.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.Roller

175. Architecture and Urbanism in Mediterranean Antiquity (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: a lower division Classics course (except 30, 31); course 1A recommended. Architecture and urban development in the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome. Special emphasis on the social structure of the ancient city as expressed in its architecture, and on the interaction between local traditions and the impact of Greco-Roman urbanism. (Same course as Classics 175.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.Roller

176A. Art of the Middle Ages: Early Christian and Byzantine Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or gallery studies and review. Painting, sculpture and architecture of the early Christian era and Byzantine Empire: through the later Roman Empire in the West and to the final capture of Constantinople in the East. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.

176B. Art of the Middle Ages: Early Medieval and Romanesque Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or gallery studies and review. Painting, sculpture and architecture of western Europe in the early medieval era: from the rise of the barbarian kingdoms through the twelfth century. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.

176C. Art of the Middle Ages: Gothic (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or gallery studies and review. Painting, sculpture and architecture in northern Europe from the twelfth through the fifteenth centuries. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC, WE.

177. Northern Renaissance Art (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Artistic culture of Western and Central Europe c. 1350-1600. Topics include the development of "realism" in portraiture and landscape, prints and print culture, urbanism, science and the exotic, anti-religious artworks, religious attacks on art, contacts with Renaissance Italy. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum |  AH, VL, WC, WE.

178B. Early Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Fifteenth-century artists, with a focus on Florence; Donatello and Masaccio through Botticelli, in their artistic, architectural, and cultural setting; the impact of Humanism and the rebirth of classical learning. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.

178C. High and Late Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. High Renaissance and Mannerism in 16th-century Italy: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian in their artistic and cultural settings--Florence, Rome, and Venice; the architecture of Bramante, Michelangelo, and Palladio. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE. 

179B. Baroque Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Seventeenth-century painting, sculpture and graphic arts, including such artists as Caravaggio, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Velázquez in their political and social context. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE. 

182. British Art and Culture, 1750–1900 (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. British painting in relation to the position of women in society and the rise of the middle-class art market. Topics include Hogarth and popular culture, Queen Victoria and the female gaze, and Pre-Raphaelite artists and collectors. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE. 

183A. Art in the Age of Revolution, 1750–1850 (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: prior completion of course 1C recommended. Emergence of modernism in Europe from the late 18th century to the middle of the 19th century. Major artistic events viewed against a revolutionary backdrop of changing attitudes toward identity, race, and gender. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC, WE. 

183B. Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: Manet to 1900 (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1C recommended. Innovations of Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and Symbolists in relation to social changes. Assessment of role of dealers and critics, myth of the artist-genius, and gender relations in French art and culture of the late 1800s. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE. 

183C. Modernism in France, 1880–1940 (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Development of modern art in France, its social context, and its transnational aspects. Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, and Surrealism are considered in relation to secessionist movements, the formation of other artistic groups, new forms of patronage, and new audiences. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.

184. Twentieth Century Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: prior completion of course 25 recommended. Major movements in architecture of the twentieth century in Europe and America. Formal innovations are examined within the social, political, and economic circumstances in which they emerged. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.—Sadler

185. Avant-Gardism and its Aftermath, 1917-1960 (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Social, cultural, aesthetic, and theoretical development for artists and their audiences in the context of larger issues like the Mexican, Russian and German revolutions, WWI, the Depression, WWII, etc., and a critical-theoretical inquiry into questions of modernism, modernity, and avant-gardism. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC.Stimson

186. Contemporary Art 1960-Present (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; term paper. Development of new media and aesthetics in the context of such cultural and political phenomena as the New Left, feminism, and globalization; investigation of the critical-theoretical questions of neo avant-gardism, postmodernism, and postmodernity. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | ACGH, AH, VL, WE. 

187. Contemporary Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: prior completion of course 25 and/or course 184 recommended. Introduction to world architecture and urban design since circa 1966. Relation of influential styles, buildings, and architects to postmodern debates and to cultural, economic, technological and environmental change. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WE. 

188A. The American Home (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; term paper. American domestic architecture and its responsiveness to changes in daily life from Colonial times to the 1960s. Vernacular developments, effects of different socioeconomic conditions, and women's role in shaping the home receive special attention. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | ACGH, AH, DD, VL, WE.Strazdes

188B. Architecture of the United States (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Major movements from colonial times to the present. The role of buildings in a changing American society, the interplay of styles with technologies of construction, relationship between American and European developments and evolution of the architectural and planning professions. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | ACGH, AH, VL, WE.Cogdell, Strazdes

188C. American Art to 1910 (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; term paper. Major movements in American art from the 17th-century English speaking colonies to the onset of World War I. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | ACGH, AH, VL, WE.—Strazdes

189. Photography in History (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Social, cultural, aesthetic and technical developments in the history of photography including patronage and reception, commercial, scientific, political and artistic applications, and a critical-theoretical inquiry into photography's impact on the social category "art" and the history of subjectivity. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL. 

190A. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Mediterranean Antiquity (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.—Roller

190B. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Medieval (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190C. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Renaissance (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190D. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.—Strazdes

190E. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Gendering of Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190F. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Chinese (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.—Burnett

190G. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Japanese (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190H. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Modern-Contemporary (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190I. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: 17th-18th Century (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190J. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Islamic (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.—Watenpaugh

190K. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: 19th Century (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

190L. Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Architecture & Heritage (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.

192. Internship (2–12)

Internship—term paper or catalogue. Supervised program of internships at professional art institutions such as museums, galleries, and art archives including collections of slides and photographs. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

194H. Special Study for Honor Students (4)

Independent study—12 hours. Prerequisite: course 190 or the equivalent, as determined by the major adviser. Open only to students in the Art History Honors Program. Independent study of an art historical problem culminating in the writing of an honors thesis under the supervision of a faculty guidance committee.

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

200A. Visual Theory and Interpretive Methods (4)

Discussion—3 hours; extensive writing. Close study of selected recent developments in interpretive methodology used by art historians and other analysts of visual culture and the place of those developments within art history's history and in the larger field of social, cultural and historical analysis. May be repeated one time for credit.Roller, Watenpaugh

200B. Research and Writing Methods in Art History (4)

Discussion—3 hours; term paper. Restricted to graduate students in art history. Development of the research, writing, and editing skills necessary for producing publishable work. Focus on reference tools used by art historians and the mechanics of scholarship, from question framing and organization of ideas to writing clear, effective prose.Burnett, Strazdes

200C. Thesis Writing Colloquium (1)

Discussion—1.5 hour; autotutorial. Prerequisite: course 200B, taken by all Art History M.A. students in their first year. Restricted to graduate students in Art History. Meeting concurrently with course 200B, the colloquium provides a structured, supportive environment for second-year Art History graduate students drafting masters' theses. Offers a forum for technical discussions, discussion of writing/editing procedures, and peer review of writing in progress. (S/U grading only.)Burnett, Strazdes

210. Museums, Art Exhibitions and Culture (4)

Seminar—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate status in art history or an allied field. Class size limited to 20 students. Issues accompanying the evolution and function of museums from cabinets of curiosities in sixteenth-century Europe to modern art centers. Examination of divergent motives behind collecting, exhibiting, and interpretation of objects. Investigation of museums' historical legacies and continuing philosophical dilemmas. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt.—Strazdes

250. Problems in Art Historical Research (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Major topics in art historical research, emphasizing special methods of investigation, and of historical and critical analysis. May be repeated for credit.

254. Seminar in Classical Art (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Selected areas of special study in classical art of the Greek and Roman tradition. Course may be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.—Roller

263. Seminar in Chinese Art (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Selected areas of special study in Chinese Art. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.Burnett

276. Seminar in Medieval Art (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Selected areas of special study in medieval art from Early Christian to late Gothic. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

278. Seminar in Italian Renaissance Art (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Selected areas of special study in Italian art from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. Offered in alternate years.

283. Seminar in Visual Culture and Gender (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Selected areas of special study in the relationship between visual culture and gender in Europe and America from 1750 to present. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. Offered in alternate years. 

288. Seminar in European and American Architecture (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Exploration of selected topics in European and American architectural history with concentration on the Modern Period. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.Cogdell, Sadler, Strazdes

290. Special Topics in Art History (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Special research seminar in the theory or methods of Art History, or in a period of Art History. Topic will vary depending on the interests of the instructor or students. May be repeated for credit when topic differs and with consent of instructor. Offered irregularly.

292. Internship (1-4)

Internship—3-12 hours. Prerequisite: graduate student; consent of instructor. Restricted to graduate students in Art History only. Supervised internship at professional art or cultural institution including museums, galleries, archives, government offices, visual resources libraries, etc. May be repeated up to eight units for credit. Offered irregularly. (S/U grading only.)

298. Directed Group Study (1-5)

(S/U grading only.)

299. Individual Study (1-6)

(S/U grading only.)

Professional

Note: Various of the below courses are not offered each year.

390. Introduction to Teaching Art History for Teaching Assistants (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Designed for teaching assistants with emphasis on problems and procedures encountered by teachers of undergraduate art history. (S/U grading only.)

396. Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (4)

Seminar—2 hours; Practice—10 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Principles and techniques of the effective teaching of undergraduate courses in the history of art. May be repeated for credit as often as the student is awarded a TA-ship. (S/U grading only.)

Professional

401. Museum Training: Curatorial Principles (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Approved for graduate degree credit. Study of private and public collections. Museum personalities. Appraisal of works of art; ethics of appraisal. Auction and sales: methods and catalogues. Registration. Technical problems of the museum. Connoisseurship. Collateral reading. Visits to museums. Seminar with assigned papers.—W.

402. Museum Training: Exhibition Methods (4)

Seminar—3 hours; exhibition. Approved for graduate degree credit. History of exhibition methods in private and public collections. Comparisons of different types of museums and their exhibition problems. Lighting and techniques of display with emphasis on actual design. Experimentation with unusual presentation forms. 

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