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 Opt NoAud

  • Topic: World Art and Technology

  •  9550ARTH 1100  LEC 001

ARTH 1155

This first year writing seminar introduces freshmen to the world of 1970s era Blaxploitation Film and the music, photography, fashion and art of the period. Students will screen essential films that defined ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 1156

Tranquil depictions of women reading books arguably constitute one of the loveliest recurring themes in the history of art. On one hand, they capture interior, intellectual lives, the quiet intimacy of ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 1157

Remember the mask of the hero from the V for Vendetta franchise, and how this popular-commercial emblem of social and political resistance jumped out of the screen and multiplied on the faces of thousands, ... 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 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

  •  7841ARTH 2400  LEC 001

  •  7842ARTH 2400  DIS 201

  •  8157ARTH 2400  DIS 202

  •  7843ARTH 2400  DIS 203

  •  7844ARTH 2400  DIS 204

ARTH 2711

The Roman period has given us a density of archaeological remains that remains unsurpassed in world history, and these have been studied since the very birth of archaeology. As a result, Roman archaeology ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2711CLASS 2711

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17098ARTH 2711  LEC 001

  • 17100ARTH 2711  DIS 202

ARTH 2805

Trade in and to Asia proved to be a key force in creating our modern "globalized" world.  The Indian Ocean and the China Seas converged on Southeast Asia, where a cosmopolitan array of ships from every ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2285VISST 2805

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15813ARTH 2805  LEC 001

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

  •  8828ARTH 3010  SEM 101

ARTH 3101

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: ARTH 6101VISST 3101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8432ARTH 3101  SEM 101

ARTH 3226

A survey of the art and architecture of the later Roman Empire, from the reign of Trajan to the reign of Justinian I. Topics to be considered include: the impact of Christianity on the functions and appearance ... view course details

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  • 15816ARTH 3226  LEC 001

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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  •  6419ARTH 3250  LEC 001

  •  6643ARTH 3250  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

ARTH 3419

The variety of visual experience in 17th-century Dutch art is legion: still life, portraiture and self-portraiture, landscape and cityscape, architectural painting and scenes of everyday life, all in paint ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 3419

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9393ARTH 3419  LEC 001

ARTH 3566

This course introduces students to the arts of the ancient Americas from circa 2000 BC to the Spanish invasions of the 15th and 16th centuries. The inhabitants of the Americas produced outstanding works ... view course details

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  • 16750ARTH 3566  LEC 001

ARTH 3741

This course explores the visual arts of the Mediterranean region from the court of Alexander the Great to the principate of Augustus, the first Roman emperor. During the first half of the semester we will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CLASS 3741

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16310ARTH 3741  SEM 101

  • Students will find it particularly helpful if they have first taken CLASS 2700/ARTH 2200 (“An Introduction to the Ancient World in 24 Objects”), though this is not a formal prerequisite.

ARTH 4107

Gives advanced students the opportunity to work directly with original objects from the collection in the Herbert F. Johnson Museum. Focuses on art and connoisseurship by questioning the ways quality is ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 4607

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15826ARTH 4107  SEM 101

ARTH 4151

Topic for Fall 2016: Bio Art view course details

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  • Topic: Bio Art

  • 15843ARTH 4151  SEM 101

ARTH 4165

This course will look at visual representations of cross-cultural encounters throughout the early modern period with a special emphasis on exchanges between Europe and the Americas (15th-18th centuries). ... view course details

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  • 15848ARTH 4165  SEM 101

ARTH 4695

Topic for fall 2016: Modern and Contemporary South Asia view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6695

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: Modern & Contemporary South Asia

  • 15846ARTH 4695  SEM 101

ARTH 4820

This course explores how the art of Zen (Chan) developed in China and was transmitted to Korea and Japan. It will also examine how ideas of Zen informed Western Modern art in both Europe and North America, ... view course details

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  • 15841ARTH 4820  SEM 101

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

  •  5814ARTH 4991  IND 601

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    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7133ARTH 4991  IND 602

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    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7135ARTH 4991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7136ARTH 4991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7137ARTH 4991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7138ARTH 4991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7139ARTH 4991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7140ARTH 4991  IND 608

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    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7141ARTH 4991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7142ARTH 4991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7143ARTH 4991  IND 611

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    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7197ARTH 4991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8177ARTH 4991  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8178ARTH 4991  IND 614

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    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8434ARTH 4991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8435ARTH 4991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8580ARTH 4991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 18352ARTH 4991  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

ARTH 4998

A course for senior Art History majors working on honors theses, with selected reading, research projects, etc., under the supervision of a member of the History of Art faculty. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7042ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

ARTH 4999

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5815ARTH 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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

  •  5816ARTH 5991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7162ARTH 5991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7163ARTH 5991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7164ARTH 5991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7165ARTH 5991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7166ARTH 5991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7167ARTH 5991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7168ARTH 5991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7169ARTH 5991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7170ARTH 5991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7171ARTH 5991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7198ARTH 5991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8179ARTH 5991  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8180ARTH 5991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8436ARTH 5991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8437ARTH 5991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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

  •  5817ARTH 5993  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7172ARTH 5993  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7173ARTH 5993  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7174ARTH 5993  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7175ARTH 5993  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7176ARTH 5993  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7177ARTH 5993  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7178ARTH 5993  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7179ARTH 5993  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7180ARTH 5993  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7181ARTH 5993  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7199ARTH 5993  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8085ARTH 5993  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pham, M

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8438ARTH 5993  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8439ARTH 5993  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18477ARTH 5993  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

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 GradeNoAud

  •  8447ARTH 6000  SEM 101

ARTH 6060

Some of the most powerful approaches to visual practices have come from outside or from the peripheries of the institution of art history and criticism. This seminar will analyze the interactions between ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6600GERST 6600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16605ARTH 6060  SEM 101

ARTH 6101

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: ARTH 3101VISST 3101

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16756ARTH 6101  SEM 101

ARTH 6151

Topic for Fall 2016: Bio Art view course details

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  • Topic: Bio Art

  • 15840ARTH 6151  SEM 101

ARTH 6165

This course will look at visual representations of cross-cultural encounters throughout the early modern period with a special emphasis on exchanges between Europe and the Americas (15th-18th centuries). ... view course details

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  • 15851ARTH 6165  SEM 101

ARTH 6226

A survey of the art and architecture of the later Roman Empire, from the reign of Trajan to the reign of Justinian I. Topics to be considered include: the impact of Christianity on the functions and appearance ... view course details

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  • 17244ARTH 6226  LEC 001

ARTH 6695

Topic for fall 2016: Modern and Contemporary South Asia view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 4695

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: Modern & Contemporary South Asia

  • 15847ARTH 6695  SEM 101

ARTH 6820

This course explores how the art of Zen (Chan) developed in China and was transmitted to Korea and Japan. It will also examine how ideas of Zen informed Western Modern art in both Europe and North America, ... view course details

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  • 15845ARTH 6820  SEM 101