Please visit the Registrar’s website for real-time information including section times, course capacity, etc.

AH 21 Medieval Art
Sharon Gerstel
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; quiz, one hour. Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, Carolingian, Ottoman, Romanesque, and Gothic art and architecture. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 29 Chinese Art
Hui-shu Lee / Lothar von Falkenhausen
TR / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. General introduction to Chinese art, covering all major periods from Neolithic to modern age. Presentation of monuments as well as artifacts in variety of media in their social and historical contexts. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M112B Archaic Greek Art and Archaeology
The Staff
MW / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Dodd 146
(Same as Classics M153C.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20 or Classics 10 or 51A. Study of development of art and architecture of Greek world from approximately 800 through 490 B.C. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M119C Introduction to Islamic Archaeology
Katherine Burke
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Haines Hall A25
(Same as Islamic Studies M111 and Middle Eastern Studies M111.) Lecture, three hours. From earliest monuments of Islam in Arabia and Jerusalem to humble remains of small Egyptian port, broad focus on archaeological and standing remains in central Islamic lands (primarily Syria, Egypt, and Iraq), Turkey, Iran, North Africa, and Spain. Profound cultural transformations occurred from birth of Islam in 7th century to early Ottoman period in 16th and 17th centuries, which are traceable in material records. Assessment of effectiveness of tools afforded by historical archaeology to aid understanding of past societies. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 127A European Art of 17th and 18th Centuries
Gregory Harwell
MW / 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm / Dodd Hall 146
(Same as Islamic Studies M111 and Middle Eastern Studies M111.) Lecture, three hours. From earliest monuments of Islam in Arabia and Jerusalem to humble remains of small Egyptian port, broad focus on archaeological and standing remains in central Islamic lands (primarily Syria, Egypt, and Iraq), Turkey, Iran, North Africa, and Spain. Profound cultural transformations occurred from birth of Islam in 7th century to early Ottoman period in 16th and 17th centuries, which are traceable in material records. Assessment of effectiveness of tools afforded by historical archaeology to aid understanding of past societies. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M127C Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century
Debora Silverman
TR / 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm / Public Affairs Building 2242
(Same as History M122E.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Designed for juniors/seniors. Climates of taste and climates of opinion. Educational, moral, and religious attitudes; art, thought, and manners of time in historical context. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C129C Surrealism, 1924 to 1939
George Baker
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 C229C. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C131B Contemporary Art, 1960s to 1970s
Nicholas Machida
TR / 9:30 – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 23. Study of ambitions and contexts of pop art, minimalism, conceptual art, feminist art, performance, land art, and more. Concurrently scheduled with course C231B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C139A Mayan Art and Architecture
John Pohl
TR / 8:00 – 9:15 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 27. Study of art of selected Maya-speaking cultures of southern Mesoamerica from circa 2000 B.C. to Conquest, with particular emphasis on history and iconography. Concurrently scheduled with course C239A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 144 Caribbean Art
Beth Rosenblum
TR / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Cultural history of Caribbean. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 154D Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art
Saloni Mathur
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Topics in modern and contemporary South Asian art from 1900 to present. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 156 Arts of Southeast Asia
Robert L. Brown
MW / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Not open to freshmen. Southeast Asian art from its beginning in prehistory through 19th century. Study of art of selected cultures from Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar: Art and Material Culture of Death
Dell Upton
R / 1:30 – 3:20 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar: Hans Holbein’s Living Paintings
Gregory Harwell
T / 11:00 am – 1:00 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar: Medieval Bestiary at Getty Museum
Meredith Cohen
T / 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

Please visit the Registrar’s website for real-time information including section times, course capacity, etc.

AH 27 Art and Architecture of Ancient Americas
John Pohl
TR / 8:00 – 9:15 am / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. Introduction to art, architecture, and urbanism of Americas (North to South) from earliest settlement until A.D. 1450. Analysis of variety of media within their historical and cultural context. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 31 Arts of India and Southeast Asia
Robert Brown
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. Discussion of selection of monuments and objects from Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia using key historical, cultural, and religious concepts. Analysis of each monument or object in detail, with their relationships compared and contrasted. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M112C Arts of India and Southeast Asia
Robert Brown
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. Discussion of selection of monuments and objects from Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia using key historical, cultural, and religious concepts. Analysis of each monument or object in detail, with their relationships compared and contrasted. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M119D Archaeology and Art of Christian and Islamic Egypt
Aaron Burke
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / MS 5200
Lecture, three hours. Culture of Egypt transformed gradually after Muslim conquest in mid-7th century C.E. According to material evidence such as ceramics, textiles, architectural forms, and building techniques, it is functionally impossible to separate pre-Islamic Christian Egypt from early Islamic Egypt. Although population may have become largely Muslim by 10th century, Egypt remained Coptic in many senses even to 14th century and retains sizeable Christian minority to present. Survey of archaeological remains and standing architecture of Egypt from 6th to 19th century, charting changes and continuities in material culture and shifts in human geography and land use. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M121B Italian Renaissance Art (15th Century)
Bronwen Wilson
MW / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Art and architecture of 15th century. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 124 Northern Renaissance
Gregory Harwell
MW / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 22. Painting and sculpture in Northern Renaissance. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C131C Contemporary Art 1980s to 1990s
Kavior Moon
MW / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Haines A25
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course 23. Study of politics of representation at end of century, covering dominant strategies and trends in postmodernist art. Concurrently scheduled with course C231C. P/NP or letter grading.

 AH 142B Latin American Art of the 20th Century
Beth Rosenblum
TR / 9:30 – 10:45 am / Dodd 167
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Mainstream modern and contemporary art and architecture of selected Latin American countries, including both modernist and postmodernist forms, considered in context of social and political concerns, both national and international. Concurrently scheduled with course C242B. P/NP or letter grading.

 AHC145B Contemporary Arts of Africa
Steven Nelson
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 C245B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C148B Art and Material Culture of Early Imperial China, 210 BC to AD 906
Lothar von Falkenhausen
TBA
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 C248B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C148E Art in Modern China
Hui-shu Lee
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 C248E. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 161 Cities in History
Dell Upton
TR / 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Examination of history of cities worldwide, locating cities in their aesthetic, social, cultural, and symbolic contexts. History of cities from origins of urbanism to present, with focus on recent centuries. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar
Lothar von Falkenhausen
TBA
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar – Pre-Columbian Art of Southern Mexico: Codices, Maps, and Lienzos
John Pohl
T / 9:30 – 11:30 am / Dodd 220
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar – Jan Vermeer and Dutch Genre Painting
Gregory Harwell
T / 1:00 – 3:00 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading. 

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar
Debora Silverman
W / 2:00 – 4:30 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

 

 

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AH 20 Ancient Art
Shanna Kennedy-Quigley
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 147
(Formerly numbered 50.) Lecture, three hours; quiz, one hour; museum field trips. Prehistoric, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Aegean, Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman art and architecture. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 22 Renaissance and Baroque Art
Bronwen Wilson
TR /  9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 147
(Formerly numbered 57.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of Renaissance and baroque art. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M110A Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt, Predynastic Period to New Kingdom
Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
MW / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Haines A25
(Formerly numbered M101A.) (Same as Ancient Near East CM101A.) Lecture, three hours. Study of architecture, sculpture, painting, and minor arts during Predynastic period and Old Kingdom. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

AH M114C Classical Archaeology: Greco-Roman Painting
John Papadopoulos
TR / 9:30 – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
(Formerly numbered M102K.) (Same as Classics M153K.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 20, Classics 10, 20, 51A, 51B, or History 1A. Knowledge of Greek and Latin not required. General introduction to study of Aegean, Greek, and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting. May be repeated for credit with department consent. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C115A Late Antique Art and Architecture
Sharon Gerstel
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
(Formerly numbered 105A.) Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 21. Art and architecture of late Roman Empire and early Christian world. Concurrently scheduled with course C215A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 115E Late Gothic Art and Architecture
Meredith Cohen
TR / 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
(Formerly numbered 105F.) Lecture, three hours. Strongly recommended preparation: course 21. Art and architecture of Europe in 14th and early 15th centuries. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C117B Selected Topics in Medieval Art
Meredith Cohen
M / 1:00 – 2:50 pm / Dodd 275
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 C217B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 127B European Art of 19th Century
Natasha Medvedev
TR / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Boelter 5440
(Formerly numbered 110A.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 23. Neoclassicism and Romanticism, with emphasis on France — development and influence of David, Ingres, and Delacroix. P/NP or letter grading.

CM135B African American Art, 1900 to 1963
Steven Nelson
MW 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Foff
(Formerly numbered CM112E.) (Same as African American Studies CM135B.) Lecture, three hours. Detailed inquiry into work of African American artists from Columbian Exposition to 1963 March on Washington within context of social, political, and cultural engagement, as well as in codification of modern black life in U.S. Concurrently scheduled with course CM235B. P/NP or letter grading.

C139C Aztec Art and Architecture
John Pohl
TR / 8:00 – 9:15 pm / Dodd 146
Formerly numbered 117F.) Lecture, three hours. Exploration of art, architecture, and urbanism of Incas from their empire’s height in late 15th century to their political and cultural fragmentation during Spanish occupation of Andes (1532 to 1824). Concurrently scheduled with course C239C. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 143 Selected Topics in Latin American Art
Beth Rosenblum
MF / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Variable topics in Latin American art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

C152B History of Korean Painting
Burglind Jungmann
TR 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 275
(Formerly numbered C140A.) Lecture, three hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Korean painting history from Three Kingdoms period to 19th century, examined within cultural and sociopolitical contexts. Special emphasis on diversity of topics and social status of artists during Choson dynasty (1392 to 1910). Concurrently scheduled with course C252A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 156 Arts of Southeast Asia
Robert Brown
MW / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
(Formerly numbered 114F.) Lecture, three hours. Not open to freshmen. Southeast Asian art from its beginning in prehistory through 19th century. Study of art of selected cultures from Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C160 Art and Empire
Saloni Mathur
TR  / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Dodd 146
(Formerly numbered C180A.) 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 C260A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar (3 different seminars offered)
George Baker / T 3:30 – 5:20 pm / Dodd 275
Keelan Overton (Iranian Art) / M 3:30 – 5:20 pm / Dodd 275
Burglind Jungmann / R 1:00 – 2:50 pm / Dodd 220
(Formerly numbered 127.) Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

 

New curriculum requirements for the undergraduate major in Art History are effective as of Fall Quarter 2015 as outlined here.  Continuing students who declared their major prior to Fall 2015 must fulfill the older requirements.  Please contact Student Affairs Officer Erika Santoyo with any questions regarding major requirements.

Please visit the Registrar’s website for real-time information including section times, course capacity, etc.

AH 21 Medieval Art (formerly 51)
Sharon Gerstel
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; quiz, one hour. Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, Carolingian, Ottoman, Romanesque, and Gothic art and architecture. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 27 Art and Architecture of the Ancient Americas (formerly 55B)
Stella Nair
TR / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. Introduction to art, architecture, and urbanism of Americas (North to South) from earliest settlement until A.D. 1450. Analysis of variety of media within their historical and cultural context. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 89 Honors Seminar
Sharon Gerstel
W / 11:00 – 11:50 am / Dodd 220
Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 115C Romanesque Art and Architecture (formerly C105C)
Meredith Cohen
TR / 9:30 – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 21. Art and architecture of Western Europe in 11th and 12th centuries. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C117B Special Topics in Medieval Art: Digital Gothic
Meredith Cohen
T / 3:00 – 4:50 pm / Dodd 220
R / 3:00 – 4:50 pm / Rolfe 2118
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 C217B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 121C Italian Art of Cinquecento (formerly 106C)
Bronwen Wilson
MW / 9:30 – 10:45 am / Dodd 170
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 22. Art and architecture of 16th century. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 133E American Houses (formerly 113C)
Dell Upton
MW / 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Many historians consider single-family houses to be one of two most American contributions to world architecture (next to skyscrapers). Examination of this claim critically by placing single-family houses in broader context of varied dwellings built and occupied by residents of present-day U.S. over last 500 years, including both aesthetically ambitious houses and ordinary (or vernacular) ones, houses of indigenous groups and those of immigrants of many sorts, urban and rural houses, and single-family houses and multiple dwellings of all sorts. Offers ways to think about houses we occupy and to understand how they relate to major themes in history of American architecture. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C141 Colonial Latin American Art (formerly 117E)
Charlene Villaseñor Black
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Art and architecture of colonial Americas from 16th to 18th century. Concurrently scheduled with course C241. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C148E Art in Modern China (formerly C115G)
Hui-shu Lee
TR / 3:30 – 4:45 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 C248E. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 152A Arts of Korea (formerly 114E)
Burglind Jungmann
MW / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; museum field trip. Introduction to arts and archaeology on Korean peninsula from Neolithic beginnings to early 20th century through analysis and discussion of selection of monuments and objects within technological, stylistic, religious, cultural, and sociopolitical contexts. Examination of construction of concepts of history and art under colonial and nationalist perspectives, with regard to historical and contemporary East Asian cultural and political interrelations. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar (formerly 127)
Saloni Mathur
T / 2:00 – 3:50 pm / Dodd 220
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

New curriculum requirements for the undergraduate major in Art History are effective as of Fall Quarter 2015 as outlined here.  Continuing students who declared their major prior to Fall 2015 must fulfill the older requirements.  Please contact Student Affairs Officer Erika Santoyo with any questions regarding major requirements.

 

AH 23 Modern Art (formerly 54)
George Baker
TR / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. History of modern art from 1860s to 1960s, from Manet and impressionists to pop art and minimalism. Study of origins and social functions, as well as aesthetic innovations and philosophical dilemmas of modernism. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 29 Chinese Art (formerly 56B)
Hui-shu Lee/Lothar von Falkenhausen
TR / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. General introduction to Chinese art, covering all major periods from Neolithic to modern age. Presentation of monuments as well as artifacts in variety of media in their social and historical contexts. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 119A Western Islamic Art (formerly 104A)
Keelan Overton
MW / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. From Tigris and Euphrates Rivers to Spain, 7th to 16th century. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 121B Italian Art of Quattrocentro (formerly 106B)
Bronwen Wilson
TR / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 22. Art and architecture of 15th century. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 125A Spanish Baroque
Charlene Villaseñor Black
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Art and architecture of Spain or Italy, 16th to late 17th century. Concurrently scheduled with course C225. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 127A European Art 18th Century (formerly 109C)
Gregory Harwell
MW / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 22. Painting, architecture, and sculpture of 17th and 18th centuries examined in light of political and intellectual developments. Special emphasis on effect of rise of democratic institutions, especially French Revolution. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 133D American Architecture (formerly 113A)
Dell Upton
MW / 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to architecture built in U.S. over last 5,000 years. Architecture as vehicle for political and cultural authority, citizenship, ethnic and social identity; its role in defining place and our relationship to natural environment and as vehicle for asserting human control over natural world; its place in world of work and commerce; and its status as professional and aesthetic pursuit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 145A Architecture and Urbanism in Africa
Michelle Craig
MW / 12:30 – 1:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Survey of African built environment at various moments and in different places from about 200 C.E. to present, with emphasis on cultural, social, and historical contexts of architecture, gender, and space, and contemporary African cities. Concurrently scheduled with course C245A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C170A Museum Studies (formerly C103A)
Saloni Mathur
TR / 3:30 – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Introduction to museology as critical practice, with emphasis on history and theory of museums and impact of culture and society on current museum theory and practice. Concurrently scheduled with course C270A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar (formerly 127)
Bronwen Wilson
M / 10:00 – 11:50 am / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar (formerly 127)
Sharon Gerstel
T / 12:00 – 1:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Undergraduate Seminar (formerly 127): Lucas Cranach
Gregory Harwell
R / 1:00 – 2:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

New curriculum requirements for the undergraduate major in Art History are effective as of Fall Quarter 2015 as outlined here.  Continuing students who declared their major prior to Fall 2015 must fulfill the older requirements.  Please contact Student Affairs Officer Erika Santoyo with any questions regarding major requirements.

 

AH 24 Architecture of the Modern World (formerly 58)
Dell Upton
TR / 2:00 – 3:15 pm / Dodd 52
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to study of architectural history through examination of built world of past two centuries. Building technologies and forms of economic, social, and political life have produced modern built environment that is both diverse and increasingly connected. Focus on factors that have affected architecture globally and those that give regions, cultures, and historical periods their particular qualities. Topics include architectural and urban ramifications of modern self-consciousness, nationalism and internationalism, industrialism, colonialism and anticolonialism, and new art and architectural theories. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 28 Arts of Africa (formerly 55A)
Steven Nelson
MW / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 147
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; museum field trips. Introduction to arts and architecture of Africa. Examination of social and historical contexts of their production. Introduction to body of information within framework of conceptual problem through series of case studies. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 100 Art History Theory and Methods
Michelle Craig
T / 11:00 am – 12:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Requisites: three courses from 20 through 31. Critical examination of history of discipline of art history, with studies of various theoretical, critical, and methodological approaches to visual arts. Letter grading.

AH M111 Minoan Art & Archaeology (formerly M102A)
George Papadopoulos
TR / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
(Same as Classics M153A.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20 or Classics 10 or 51A. Study of development of art and architecture in Minoan Crete from circa 3000 to 1000 B.C. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 114B Greco-Roman Sculpture (formerly M102J)
Sarah Morris
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
(Same as Classics M153J.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 20, Classics 10, 20, 51A, 51B, or History 1A. Knowledge of Greek and Latin not required. General introduction to study of Aegean, Greek, and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting. May be repeated for credit with department consent. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 119B Eastern Islamic Art (formerly 104B)
Keelan Overton
MW / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. From Tigris and Euphrates Rivers through Afghanistan and parts of central Asia; Ottoman Empire. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 124 Northern Renaissance (formerly 108A)
Gregory Harwell
MW / 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 22. Painting and sculpture in Northern Renaissance. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C128B History of Photography 1910 – Present (formerly C171B)
George Baker
TR / 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm / Dodd 121
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. History of photography in 20th century, with special attention to photography’s entrance into project of avant-garde and its role in formation of postmodern aesthetic. Concurrently scheduled with course C228B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 127B European Art of the 19th Century (formerly 110A)
Natasha Medvedev
TR /12:30 pm – 1:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 23. Neoclassicism and Romanticism, with emphasis on France — development and influence of David, Ingres, and Delacroix. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C142B Latin American Arts – 20th Century (formerly C110H)
Beth Rosenblum
MW / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Mainstream modern and contemporary art and architecture of selected Latin American countries, including both modernist and postmodernist forms, considered in context of social and political concerns, both national and international. Concurrently scheduled with course C242B. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C152B History of Korean Painting (formerly C140A)
Burglind Jungmann
MW / 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Korean painting history from Three Kingdoms period to 19th century, examined within cultural and sociopolitical contexts. Special emphasis on diversity of topics and social status of artists during Choson dynasty (1392 to 1910). Concurrently scheduled with course C252A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 154A Early Art of India (formerly 114A)
Benille Emmanuel
MW / 8:00 am – 9:15 am / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Not open to freshmen. Survey of Indian art from Indus Valley cultures to 10th century. Emphasis on Buddhist and Hindu backgrounds of arts. P/NP or letter grading.

AH C172A Preservation of Art (formerly C103D)
David Scott
W / 3:30 pm – 5:20 pm / Fowler 139
Lecture, three hours. Designed for Anthropology and Art History majors and other juniors/seniors. Introduction to preservation of cultural heritage materials, including what should be preserved and why, as well as who should be involved in decision-making process. Discussion of issues of preservation and restoration of these cultural heritage materials both in museum and outdoor environment contexts. Materials and techniques used to make cultural heritage materials, in relation to preservation efforts needed to prevent decay and loss. Introduction to examples of conservation issues related to sites, buildings, monuments, and collections. Ethical and contextual aspects with reference to changing values, illustrating how cultural materials may have been treated differently according to those values. Concurrently scheduled with course C272A. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Korea and Europe (formerly 127)
Burglind Jungmann
R / 11:00 – 12:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 Rembrandt’s Humanity (formerly 127)
Gregory Harwell
T / 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

AH 185 The History and Practice of Art Criticism (formerly 127)
George Baker
W / 3:30 pm – 5:20 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Selected aspects of art history explored through readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit. P/NP or letter grading.