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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  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: World Art and Technology

  •  9020ARTH 1100  LEC 001

ARTH 1161

This course explores miniature painting styles in India, from landscape to erotica, spanning the Deccan sultanate to the British Empire from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries. We will explore a variety ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 2200

Why did the Gorgon turn people into stone? Did Cleopatra really have such a big nose? Did the Romans make wax death masks? Should the British Museum return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece? Come and explore ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2700CLASS 2700

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16448ARTH 2200  LEC 001

  • 16609ARTH 2200  DIS 201

  • 16610ARTH 2200  DIS 202

  • 16611ARTH 2200  DIS 203

  • 16612ARTH 2200  DIS 204

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: VISST 2645

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7808ARTH 2400  LEC 001

  •  7809ARTH 2400  DIS 201

  •  8090ARTH 2400  DIS 202

  •  7810ARTH 2400  DIS 203

  •  7811ARTH 2400  DIS 204

ARTH 2500

Provides a lecture survey of the history of photography over a course of two centuries. Starting with its invention in the 1830s, covers the subject topically and chronologically. During the nineteenth ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 2500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17333ARTH 2500  LEC 001

ARTH 2711

With megacities, long-distance trade, and fluid identities, the Roman empire can seem uncannily close to our modern world. This course adopts a thematic approach to explore whether this is a valid parallel, ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9942ARTH 2711  LEC 001

  • 15991ARTH 2711  DIS 201

  •  9943ARTH 2711  DIS 202

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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

  •  8345ARTH 3101  SEM 101

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •  6418ARTH 3250  LEC 001

  •  6632ARTH 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

  •  8975ARTH 3419  LEC 001

ARTH 3510

This course is a survey of the visual artistic traditions of Africa. It investigates the different forms of visual art in relation to their historical and socio-cultural context. The symbolism and complexity ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 3501

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17210ARTH 3510  LEC 001

ARTH 3820

As an island nation east of the Asian continent, Japan developed a unique culture that reflects both continental and indigenous characteristics. This course examines pre- and post-contact with continental ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3381

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16482ARTH 3820  LEC 001

ARTH 3901

This tutorial investigates ancient art in collections (private and museums) in Upstate New York. Students learn to properly describe, document (in word and image), identify and finally present or publish ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6901

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16594ARTH 3901  SEM 101

ARTH 4153

Feminist media arts continuously proliferate. These rich and varied practices include video, net art, networked performance, video games, remix, installation, biotech art, artificial life and robotics. ... view course details

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  • Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in the Visual Arts

  • 16476ARTH 4153  SEM 101

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, instructed ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6440VISST 4440

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16446ARTH 4440  SEM 101

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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  • 17212ARTH 4514  SEM 101

ARTH 4774

Materials will be considered as willful agents within artistic processes across key moments in history by tracing the flow of wampum from the east coast, recognizing the shift from shell to glass during ... view course details

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  • 17329ARTH 4774  SEM 101

ARTH 4816

China, a cultural giant of East Asia, made a passive entrance into modernity. With the advent of Western and American colonialism and imperialism, coupled with recent successes in westernization by the ... view course details

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  • 16485ARTH 4816  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

  •  7117ARTH 4991  IND 602

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    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7120ARTH 4991  IND 604

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    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7121ARTH 4991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7122ARTH 4991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7123ARTH 4991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7124ARTH 4991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7125ARTH 4991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7126ARTH 4991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7127ARTH 4991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7181ARTH 4991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8108ARTH 4991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8347ARTH 4991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8348ARTH 4991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8464ARTH 4991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 10199ARTH 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

  •  7026ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, 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

  •  5839ARTH 5991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7146ARTH 5991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7147ARTH 5991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7149ARTH 5991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7150ARTH 5991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7151ARTH 5991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7152ARTH 5991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7153ARTH 5991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7155ARTH 5991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7182ARTH 5991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8110ARTH 5991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8349ARTH 5991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8350ARTH 5991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17336ARTH 5991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7156ARTH 5993  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7157ARTH 5993  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7158ARTH 5993  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7159ARTH 5993  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7160ARTH 5993  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7162ARTH 5993  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7163ARTH 5993  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7164ARTH 5993  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7165ARTH 5993  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7183ARTH 5993  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8351ARTH 5993  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8352ARTH 5993  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10229ARTH 5993  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17338ARTH 5993  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17337ARTH 5993  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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

  •  8356ARTH 6000  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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9820ARTH 6101  SEM 101

ARTH 6153

Feminist media arts continuously proliferate. These rich and varied practices include video, net art, networked performance, video games, remix, installation, biotech art, artificial life and robotics. ... view course details

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  • Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in the Visual Arts

  • 16474ARTH 6153  SEM 101

ARTH 6308

Expanded Practice Seminars bring students and faculty in the humanities and the design disciplines together around a common and pressing urban issue such as the cultural and material practices induced ... view course details

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  • Topic: Migration & Discrimination

  • 17521ARTH 6308  SEM 101

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, instructed ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: ARTH 4440VISST 4440

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16449ARTH 6440  SEM 101

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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  • 17214ARTH 6514  SEM 101

ARTH 6650

This course explores movement through and across water in both actual and metaphorical terms. Readings include such classics as Beloved, Moby-Dick, and Huckleberry Finn. They also include lesser read accounts ... view course details

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  • 17907ARTH 6650  SEM 101

ARTH 6774

Materials will be considered as willful agents within artistic processes across key moments in history by tracing the flow of wampum from the east coast, recognizing the shift from shell to glass during ... view course details

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  • 17331ARTH 6774  SEM 101

ARTH 6780

Our title derives from the political philosopher Leo Strauss, who provides our initial analytic, methodological, and theoretical model. We extend beyond Straussian ideological positions to include art ... view course details

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  • 16708ARTH 6780  SEM 101

ARTH 6816

China, a cultural giant of East Asia, made a passive entrance into modernity. With the advent of Western and American colonialism and imperialism, coupled with recent successes in westernization by the ... view course details

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  • 16487ARTH 6816  SEM 101

ARTH 6901

This tutorial investigates ancient art in collections (private and museums) in Upstate New York. Students learn to properly describe, document (in word and image), identify and finally present or publish ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 3901

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16595ARTH 6901  SEM 101