Visual Studies (VISST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024. Courses of Study 2024-2025 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

VISST 1101

This course is an introductory design studio.  The primary course objective is to introduce principles of visual literacy as it pertains to two-dimensional and three-dimensional issues in design at all ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DEA 1101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3517 VISST 1101   STU 501

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Elliott, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited. Priority given to DEA majors. Cost of materials: approx. $200.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DEA 1101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5949 VISST 1101   STU 502

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Elliott, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited. Priority given to DEA majors. Cost of materials: approx. $200.

VISST 2002

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches at the art-science interface used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 11482 VISST 2002   SEM 101

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

VISST 2012

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches at the art-science interface used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 11485 VISST 2012   LEC 001

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Application required. Apply by Friday, August 2, 2024 to: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_43dIVd6b6SPTBRA. Upon approval, students are responsible for enrolling themselves with a Permission Code.

  • 11486 VISST 2012   DIS 201

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 2300

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2760ENGL 2761PMA 2560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18008 VISST 2300   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18009 VISST 2300   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18010 VISST 2300   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18011 VISST 2300   DIS 203

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18012 VISST 2300   DIS 204

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARTH 2500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10317 VISST 2500   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Moisey, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10369 VISST 2500   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Moisey, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18766 VISST 2500   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Moisey, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 2511

Students compose and present short studies that are discussed and reworked. Problems are defined and explored through class improvisations. Informal showing at end of semester. Includes informal showing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 2300

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5948 VISST 2511   DES 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 2645

This course offers an introduction to the diverse global encounters and exchanges that shaped early modern European art and material culture, c.1400-1650. The course will be structured around nine European ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARTH 2400

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18707 VISST 2645   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Howie, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18708 VISST 2645   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Howie, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18709 VISST 2645   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Howie, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 2744

This course combines hands-on instruction in gamelan, Indonesia's most prominent form of traditional music, and the academic study of the broader range of music found in contemporary Indonesia, including ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2245MUSIC 2341

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3519 VISST 2744   LEC 001

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Miller, C

    • WF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Miller, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 3115

The course will offer an overview of video art, alternative documentary video, and digital installation and networked art. It will analyze four phases of video and new media: (1) the development of video ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18495 VISST 3115   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 3175

Global Cinema I and II together offer an overview of international film history from the late nineteenth century to today. Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: COML 3261PMA 3550PMA 6550

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4593 VISST 3175   LEC 001

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10686 VISST 3175   LAB 401

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 3463

This course considers issues, approaches, and complexities in the contemporary television landscape. As television has changed drastically over the past fifteen years, this course provides students with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3463PMA 3463

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18588 VISST 3463   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Sheppard, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 3555

What are comics? While it's easy to identify a cartoon, graphic novel, or comic book, it's hard to understand the wide world of comics. As a medium, comics are part of a global tradition of visual storytelling ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 3555PMA 3555SHUM 3555

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 19593 VISST 3555   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Born, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Intended for: juniors, seniors.

VISST 3650

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

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Syllabi: none
  • 18819 VISST 3650   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Fernandez, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 3696

The arts of Southeast Asia are studied in their social context, since in traditional societies creative processes are often mapped on the sequence of events that compose human lives. We will be looking ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18823 VISST 3696   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • McGowan, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 3798

Focused, practical exercises teach the student fundamental staging techniques that bring written text to theatrical life. A core objective is to increase the student's awareness of why and how certain ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3880

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4921 VISST 3798   DES 501

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 4101

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4101ARTH 6101

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4762 VISST 4101   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Dadi, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 4153

Topic: Cyberfeminism in the Visual Arts; What was/is cyberfeminism? In this seminar, we will investigate the emergence of cyberfeminism in theory and art in the context of the accelerated technological ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in Visual Arts

  • 10286 VISST 4153   SEM 102

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Fernandez, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 4835

An understanding of performance as object and lens, modality and method, is integral to scholarship and research across the humanities and social sciences. Charting the advent and defining principles of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18224 VISST 4835   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Jaime, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

VISST 4852

Shadowplay is a superb medium for storytelling. As with many performing arts in Asia, neither the highly stylized images of puppets, nor its musical, or linguistic complexity detract from its wide popularity. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18860 VISST 4852   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • McGowan, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person