History of Art (ARTH)Arts and Sciences

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ARTH 1100

This lecture class introduces students to the History of Art as a global and interdisciplinary field. Team-taught by several professors from the department its aim is to familiarize students with the most ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: World Art and Technology

  • 17048ARTH 1100  LEC 001

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ARTH 1140

In the visual landscape of the Italian Renaissance, gods, goddesses and heroes from classical mythology are a ubiquitous presence.  They dance across canvases, adorn the interior spaces of palazzos, and ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 1141

Why do people care about art and history? And how do people use public displays of art for political purposes?  These questions will frame our investigations into "heritage policy," in which the arts' ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 2400

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

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7936ARTH 2400  DIS 201

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  •  8339ARTH 2400  DIS 202

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  •  7937ARTH 2400  DIS 203

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  •  7938ARTH 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 GradeNoAud

  •  9522ARTH 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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  •  6454ARTH 3250  LEC 001

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  •  6694ARTH 3250  LAB 401

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    • Manning, S

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ARTH 3419

The variety of visual experience in 17th-century Dutch art is legion: still life, portraiture, self-portraiture, landscape, cityscape, genre, and architectural painting. New scientific technologies and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 3419

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16663ARTH 3419  LEC 001

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ARTH 3760

Discusses French Impressionist art as the product of nineteenth-century public life. By relating Impressionism to state culture, we trace subversive themes such as criminality, café-concert and brothel ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FREN 3610VISST 3662

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16465ARTH 3760  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

  •  8331ARTH 3800  LEC 001

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ARTH 3850

The arts of Southeast Asia are studied in their social context, because art plays a role in most of the salient occasions in life in traditional societies. Special emphasis is devoted to developments in ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3350VISST 3696

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16517ARTH 3850  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

  •  8686ARTH 4100  SEM 101

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ARTH 4153

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • 17295ARTH 4153  SEM 101

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ARTH 4440

This seminar examines issues of identity and self-fashioning in the 16th century in early modern Europe, especially Italy. The proliferation of courtesy manuals, most famous of them by Castiglione and ... view course details

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  • 16633ARTH 4440  SEM 101

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ARTH 4500

This seminar investigates some of the university's old and often neglected teaching collections. Focus is on those collections that consist of replicas (e.g. musical instruments, Rau plow collection, plaster ... view course details

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  • 17348ARTH 4500  SEM 101

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ARTH 4514

This course examines the intersection of Africana/Black Studies and Postcolonial Studies.  Although the two fields are often perceived as being distinct from one another, in reality they overlap in significant ... view course details

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  • 16865ARTH 4514  SEM 101

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ARTH 4578

African cinema from its early days to the present. Through screening of selected African films, different trends within African cinema such as "Return to the Sources" and the rediscovery of the pre-colonial ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 4502

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16863ARTH 4578  SEM 101

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ARTH 4690

Since the late 19th century, the effects of capitalism across the globe have been profoundly transformative and have intensified with the demise of the older colonial empires, the rise of nationalism and ... view course details

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  • 16665ARTH 4690  SEM 101

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ARTH 4761

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • Topic: De-mythologizing Van Gogh & Gauguin

  • 16727ARTH 4761  SEM 101

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ARTH 4815

Buddhism has been integral to Chinese cultural development since the early Christian era (Eastern Han Dynasty). It stood on a par with Confucianism and Daoism, offering alternatives for shaping Chinese ... view course details

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  • 16762ARTH 4815  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

  •  5835ARTH 4991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7204ARTH 4991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7206ARTH 4991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7207ARTH 4991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7208ARTH 4991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7209ARTH 4991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7210ARTH 4991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7211ARTH 4991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7212ARTH 4991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7213ARTH 4991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7214ARTH 4991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7270ARTH 4991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8366ARTH 4991  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8367ARTH 4991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8692ARTH 4991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8693ARTH 4991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8887ARTH 4991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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ARTH 4998

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7111ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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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

  •  5837ARTH 4999  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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ARTH 5991

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  5838ARTH 5991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7233ARTH 5991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7234ARTH 5991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7235ARTH 5991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7236ARTH 5991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7237ARTH 5991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7238ARTH 5991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7239ARTH 5991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7240ARTH 5991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7241ARTH 5991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7242ARTH 5991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7271ARTH 5991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8368ARTH 5991  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8369ARTH 5991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8694ARTH 5991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8695ARTH 5991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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ARTH 5993

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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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5839ARTH 5993  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7243ARTH 5993  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7244ARTH 5993  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7245ARTH 5993  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7246ARTH 5993  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7247ARTH 5993  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7248ARTH 5993  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7249ARTH 5993  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7250ARTH 5993  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7251ARTH 5993  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7252ARTH 5993  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7272ARTH 5993  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8239ARTH 5993  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8696ARTH 5993  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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Syllabi: none
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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8697ARTH 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

  •  8711ARTH 6000  SEM 101

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ARTH 6153

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • 17299ARTH 6153  SEM 101

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ARTH 6190

Since the late 19th century, the effects of capitalism across the globe have been profoundly transformative and have intensified with the demise of the older colonial empires, the rise of nationalism and ... view course details

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  • 16667ARTH 6190  SEM 101

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ARTH 6409

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  • 18187ARTH 6409  SEM 101

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  • Graduate participants receive $1,000 research stipends. Enrollment by competition: http://urbanismseminars.cornell.edu/apply/ Deadline: July 31, 2015.

ARTH 6440

This seminar examines issues of identity and self-fashioning in the 16th century in early modern Europe, especially Italy. The proliferation of courtesy manuals, most famous of them by Castiglione and ... view course details

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  • 16635ARTH 6440  SEM 101

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ARTH 6514

This course examines the intersection of Africana/Black Studies and Postcolonial Studies.  Although the two fields are often perceived as being distinct from one another, in reality they overlap in significant ... view course details

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  • 17634ARTH 6514  SEM 101

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ARTH 6761

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • Topic: De-mythologizing Van Gogh & Gauguin

  • 17797ARTH 6761  SEM 101

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ARTH 6815

Buddhism has been integral to Chinese cultural development since the early Christian era (Eastern Han Dynasty). It stood on a par with Confucianism and Daoism, offering alternatives for shaping Chinese ... view course details

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  • 16764ARTH 6815  SEM 101

  •