History of Art (ARTH)Arts and Sciences

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ARTH 1148

This FWS capitalizes on the extraordinary loan of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings to the Johnson Museum for academic year 2014-15. Constructed around the physical artifact, we will incorporate methods ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17442ARTH 1148  SEM 101

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ARTH 1149

This course will introduce students to objects of Asian art and visual culture that have been produced in tandem with political agendas or have themselves engendered contentious debate.  The social and ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17436ARTH 1149  SEM 101

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ARTH 1150

The Cathedral of Palermo (built 1185) has a complex history, built on the site of the Great Mosque, which reused elements of a former Byzantine church. Recycling and layering will present two large themes ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17437ARTH 1150  SEM 101

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ARTH 2400

A survey of European art from 1400-1750, including all arts but emphasizing painting and analysis of the works of such major artists as Jan van Eyck, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Velazquez, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: VISST 2645

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8011ARTH 2400  DIS 201

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  •  8574ARTH 2400  DIS 202

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  •  8012ARTH 2400  DIS 203

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  •  8013ARTH 2400  DIS 204

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ARTH 3010

Who are 'the poor' in the United States? Who are the largest recipients of federal welfare and entitlement spending? Why is there an unprecedented simultaneous increase in wealth and poverty in the United ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3010VISST 3010

  • 4 Credits Grade(GRV)

  • 16615ARTH 3010  SEM 101

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ARTH 3250

Introduction and training in dendrochronology and its application to archaeology, art history, and environment through participation in a research project dating ancient to modern tree-ring samples especially ... view course details

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  •  6467ARTH 3250  LEC 001

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  •  6724ARTH 3250  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

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ARTH 3505

Blaxploitation films of the 1970s are remembered for their gigantic Afros, enormous guns, slammin' soundtracks, sex, drugs, nudity, and violence. Never before or since have so many African American performers ... view course details

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  • 16347ARTH 3505  LEC 001

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ARTH 3605

Considers the contextual features of American art from the 1930s through the late 1980s. Examines art in relation to contemporary politics, society and literature. A few of the developments on which the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3605

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8427ARTH 3605  LEC 001

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ARTH 3650

In this course students will examine the role of mechanical, electronic and digital technologies in the arts of the late 20th and early 21st centuries with emphasis on Europe and North America. Beginning ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: INFO 3660VISST 3650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16322ARTH 3650  LEC 001

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ARTH 3670

Visualizing El Barrio immerses students in a semester-long contemplation and class project that integrates artistic praxis with art history and literary studies to document the historical murals of East ... view course details

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  • 16460ARTH 3670  LEC 001

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ARTH 3800

This course offers a survey of the art and culture of China, from the Neolithic period to the 20th century. We begin with an inquiry into the meaning of national boundaries and the controversy of the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARKEO 3800ASIAN 3383

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8564ARTH 3800  LEC 001

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ARTH 4100

Works of art have always engendered political, social, and cultural meanings. This seminar presents an introduction to the methods used by art historians and the objects and ideas that constitute ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 4200

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9248ARTH 4100  SEM 101

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ARTH 4154

In this seminar students will investigate the emergence of feminism in art and theory and subsequent reactions of relevant artists and theorists to that movement. These developments will be discussed in ... view course details

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  • 16395ARTH 4154  SEM 101

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ARTH 4161

This seminar focuses on visual and performative cultures of the Andes from the Inca empire (ca. 1438-1534) to the present day. It traces the modalities of culture, power, and representation in the framing ... view course details

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  • 16542ARTH 4161  SEM 101

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ARTH 4233

Topic for fall 2014: Reproducing Greek and Roman Art view course details

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  • Topic: Reproducing Greek & Roman Art

  •  9250ARTH 4233  SEM 101

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ARTH 4350

The installation and dissemination of portraits of living political leaders ("rulers") is frequently perceived as a hallmark of twentieth-century regimes, especially those labeled as "totalitarian" or ... view course details

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  • 16383ARTH 4350  SEM 101

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ARTH 4445

This seminar will examine cultural understandings of nature in early modern Europe, especially Italy, including the notions of "second nature," "cultural landscape," and "pastoral." While agricultural ... view course details

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  • 16339ARTH 4445  SEM 101

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ARTH 4610

This seminar examines both feminist art criticism and the work of women artists from antiquity to the present. We consider the works of the most prominent women artists from each period in relation to ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FGSS 4040

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7157ARTH 4610  SEM 101

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ARTH 4840

Contemporary Taiwanese Art is defined in this course as the art of Taiwan since the 1980s. The 1980s was a crucial transformative period in Taiwan's history when the island underwent major social and political ... view course details

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  • 16354ARTH 4840  SEM 101

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ARTH 4860

The sizzling hiss of white-hot iron plunged in water, the slap and punch required to put a hole in a solid wad of clay on a kick-wheel, the whirring of a drop spindle in motion. Can we capture or theorize ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6860VISST 4860

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16565ARTH 4860  SEM 101

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ARTH 4991

Individual investigation and discussion of special topics not covered in the regular course offerings, by arrangement with a member of the department. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  5824ARTH 4991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7249ARTH 4991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7251ARTH 4991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7252ARTH 4991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7253ARTH 4991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7254ARTH 4991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7255ARTH 4991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7256ARTH 4991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7257ARTH 4991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7258ARTH 4991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7259ARTH 4991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7315ARTH 4991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8627ARTH 4991  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8628ARTH 4991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  9261ARTH 4991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  9262ARTH 4991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  9768ARTH 4991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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ARTH 4997

The prospective honors student does rigorous independent readings supervised by a selected thesis advisor. By the end of the semester, an annotated bibliography and detailed outline of the thesis should ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  5825ARTH 4997  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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ARTH 4998

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7156ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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ARTH 4999

The student under faculty direction prepares a senior thesis. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5826ARTH 4999  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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ARTH 5991

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5827ARTH 5991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7278ARTH 5991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7279ARTH 5991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7280ARTH 5991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7281ARTH 5991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7282ARTH 5991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7283ARTH 5991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7284ARTH 5991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7285ARTH 5991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7286ARTH 5991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7287ARTH 5991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7316ARTH 5991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8629ARTH 5991  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8630ARTH 5991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9263ARTH 5991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9264ARTH 5991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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ARTH 5993

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5828ARTH 5993  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7288ARTH 5993  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7289ARTH 5993  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7290ARTH 5993  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7291ARTH 5993  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7292ARTH 5993  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7293ARTH 5993  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7294ARTH 5993  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7295ARTH 5993  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7296ARTH 5993  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7297ARTH 5993  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7317ARTH 5993  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8405ARTH 5993  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9265ARTH 5993  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9266ARTH 5993  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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ARTH 6000

This seminar introduces graduate students to a range of methodologies and approaches to teaching and researching topics in art history and visual studies. Each week, a member of the faculty will present ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9296ARTH 6000  SEM 101

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ARTH 6015

This graduate seminar explores the making of photographic archives, the narratives they tell, and the parameters that define them as objects of study. As visual collections, photographic archives present ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6015

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16558ARTH 6015  SEM 101

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ARTH 6154

In this seminar students will investigate the emergence of feminism in art and theory and subsequent reactions of relevant artists and theorists to that movement. These developments will be discussed in ... view course details

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  • 16398ARTH 6154  SEM 101

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ARTH 6161

This seminar focuses on visual and performative cultures of the Andes from the Inca empire (ca. 1438-1534) to the present day. It traces the modalities of culture, power, and representation in the framing ... view course details

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  • 16545ARTH 6161  SEM 101

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ARTH 6233

Topic for fall 2014: Reproducing Greek and Roman Art Since its inception in classical antiquity the creation of art has been intricately linked to practices of copying and reproduction. This class will ... view course details

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  • Topic: Reproducing Greek & Roman Art

  •  9252ARTH 6233  SEM 101

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ARTH 6350

The installation and dissemination of portraits of living political leaders ("rulers") is frequently perceived as a hallmark of twentieth-century regimes, especially those labeled as "totalitarian" or ... view course details

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  • 16389ARTH 6350  SEM 101

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ARTH 6445

This seminar will examine cultural understandings of nature in early modern Europe, especially Italy, including the notions of "second nature," "cultural landscape," and "pastoral." While agricultural ... view course details

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  • 16341ARTH 6445  SEM 101

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ARTH 6510

After having been reduced to a mere ideological formation of bourgeois origin, aesthetics has recently made a strong comeback in the field of theory. This course probes the reasons for this historical ... view course details

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  • 16215ARTH 6510  SEM 101

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ARTH 6840

Contemporary Taiwanese Art is defined in this course as the art of Taiwan since the 1980s. The 1980s was a crucial transformative period in Taiwan's history when the island underwent major social and political ... view course details

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  • 16530ARTH 6840  SEM 101

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ARTH 6860

The sizzling hiss of white-hot iron plunged in water, the slap and punch required to put a hole in a solid wad of clay on a kick-wheel, the whirring of a drop spindle in motion. Can we capture or theorize ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 4860VISST 4860

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16564ARTH 6860  SEM 101

  •