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AH 200 Topics in Theory and Criticism in Art History
M / 1:00 – 3:00 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Critical examination of history of discipline of art history, with studies of various theoretical, critical, and methodological approaches to visual arts from antiquity to present. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH C217B Selected Topics in Medieval Art
M / 11:00 am – 12:50 pm / Dodd 220
Lecture, three hours. Variable topics in medieval art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C117B. S/U or letter grading.
AH 225B Early Modern Art
Charlene Villaseñor Black
T / 11:00 am – 12:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Emphasis on selected topic (e.g., particular artist, trend, or problem). Research papers and oral reports required. Language requirements depend on area of focus. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH C229C Surrealism, 1924 – 1939
TR / 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Dodd 121
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Study of art, literature, and film associated with surrealist movement in France, with special attention to dissident surrealism of writer and philosopher Georges Bataille, as well as to challenge to art history posed by surrealism’s engagement with lessons of psychoanalysis. Concurrently scheduled with course C129C. S/U or letter grading.
AH 249B Chinese Art
R / 3:00 – 5:50 pm / Dodd 220
Seminar, three hours. Advanced studies in secular and religious artistic traditions of China. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH M258B Topics in Asian Archaeology
Lothar von Falkenhausen
T / 3:00 pm – 5:50 pm / Dodd 220
(Same as Anthropology M216.) Seminar, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Topics may include identification of ethnic groups in archaeology, archaeology of religion, archaeological reflections of commerce and trade and their influence on social development, archaeology of language dispersal, cultural contact and nature of cultural influence. S/U or letter grading.