Please visit the Registrar’s website for real-time information including section times, course capacity, etc.
AH 202 Topics in Theory and Criticism in Art History
W / 3:30 – 5:20 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Focused studies of various theoretical and critical traditions within art history, concentrating on particular issues, authors, or methodologies either within or across historical and cultural areas. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH C226 Selected Topics in Early Modern Art
M / 3:00 – 6:00 pm / Dodd 220
Lecture, three hours. Variable topics in early modern art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C126. S/U or letter grading.
AH C245B Contemporary Arts of Africa
MW / 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Survey of African visual practices since mid-20th century, with special emphasis on changing meaning of art object, status of African artist, global reception of contemporary African art, and very definitions of contemporary African art. Concurrently scheduled with course C145B. S/U or letter grading.
AH C248B Art and Material Culture of Early Imperia China, 210 BC to AD 906
Lothar von Falkenhausen
Lecture, three hours. Palaces and tombs of early imperial dynasties, impact of Buddhist art (cave temples), rise of new media and technologies. Concurrently scheduled with course C148B. S/U or letter grading.
AH 248E Art in Modern China
TR / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Concentrated look at major schools and masters of Chinese art from turn of 20th century to present, with focus on interaction with foreign cultures and issues of self-identity, assimilation, modernity, tradition, and continuity. Consideration of recent developments in Chinese art in global context. Concurrently scheduled with course C148E. S/U or letter grading.
AH C249B Visualizing the Art of Writing in China
F / 2:00 – 5:00 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours.Utilizing a comprehensive local collection of Chinese calligraphy, the seminar will introduce the art of writing of the early modern period both topically and chronologically. A number of historical themes related to the formation and practice of the major scripts, schools, and masters will be covered. In the meanwhile, students will embark on individual research projects on individual objects of the Ming and Qing dynasties in the private collection. A wide variety of topics will be broached, including formation of the orthodox canon, methods and calligraphy, aesthetic terminology, rediscovery of the ancient styles in later imperial China, and dimensions of writing as an art form beyond the strictures of calligraphy. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading; enrollment with instructor consent only.
AH 260A Art and Empire
T / 1:00 – 4:00 pm / Dodd 220
Lecture, three hours. Examination of relationship between art and imperial ideologies and introduction to current issues in colonial studies and postcolonial criticism. Concurrently scheduled with course C160. S/U or letter grading.
AH 271 Selected Topics in Museum Studies – Latin America on Display in LA: Surveying the Field
M / 2:00 – 5:00 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Variable topics in museum studies that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated for credit with topic change. Concurrently scheduled with course C171. S/U or letter grading.
AH 375 Teaching Apprentice Practicum
Pohl / Brown
Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.
AH 496 Teaching with Technology
Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Designed for graduate students. Introduction to technological support available to new departmental teaching assistants. Topics include exploring functions of teaching assistant archive, CCLE, MyUCLA, Gradebook, and TurnItIn and ways to efficiently use these tools. Introduction to lesson planning and ways to establish effective teaching strategies in and out of classroom. May not be applied toward M.A. or Ph.D. course requirements. S/U grading.