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AH 203 Topics in Architectural History and Theory: Seminar 1
Stella Nair
T / 11:00 am – 1:50 pm / Dodd Hall 275
Seminar, three hours. Focused studies of various theoretical and critical traditions within architectural history, concentrating on particular issues, authors, or methodologies either within or across historical, geographic, and cultural areas. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

AH 220B Advanced Studies in Islamic Art: Seminar 1
Lamia Balafrej
R / 2:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Dodd Hall 275
Seminar, three hours. Monuments or theoretical problems related to Islamic culture and artistic production. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

AH C248G Gardens in Chinese Art and Culture
Hui-shu Lee
TR / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd Hall 146
Lecture, three hours. Overview of practice, theory, and representation of Chinese gardens in their historical, philosophical, artistic, social, and cultural contexts through literary writings, paintings, and aspects of material culture. Concurrently scheduled with course C148G. S/U or letter grading.

AH C249A Selected Topics in Chinese Art: Lecture 1
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
M / 9:00 am – 11:50 am / Dodd Hall 247
Lecture, three hours. Variable topics in Chinese art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C149. S/U or letter grading.

AH 251B Japanese Art: Lecture 1
Kristopher Kersey
T / 2:00 pm – 4:50 pm / Dodd Hall 275
Lecture, three hours. Advanced studies in secular and religious artistic traditions of Japan. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

 

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AH 200  Art Historical Theories and Methodologies
George Baker
M / 2:00 pm – 4:50 pm / Dodd Hall 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 C231C Contemporary Art, 1980s to 1990s
Miwon Kwon
TR / 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm / Dodd Hall 161
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 C131C. S/U or letter grading.

AH 232 Contemporary Art: Seminar 1
Miwon Kwon
F / 1:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Dodd Hall 275
Seminar, three hours. Selected topics in contemporary art, criticism, and theory. S/U or letter grading.

AH C239C Inca Art and Architecture
Stella Nair
TR / 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm / Dodd Hall 247
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 C139C. S/U or letter grading.

AH C248E Art in Modern China
Hui-shu Lee
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd Hall 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 249B Chinese Art: Seminar 1
Hui-shu Lee
W / 10:00 am – 12:50 pm / Dodd Hall 275
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.

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AH 217D Byzantine Art, Architecture and Archaeology: Medieval Sound/Space
Sharon Gerstel
F / 12:00 pm – 1:50 pm / Rolfe 2117
Lecture, three hours; quiz, one hour. 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 C229B Dada, 1915 to 1923
George Baker
TR / 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm / Dodd Hall 121
Seminar, three hours discussion, one hour (when scheduled).  Introduction to modernism and historical avant-garde of early 20th century, tracing in detail emergence of Dada avant-garde in its various geographical locales during and after World War I. Visual art, literature, film, and performance addressed, with special attention to invention of series of avant-garde strategies crucial to Dada: research papers, and oral presentations. May be repeated twice for credit.  S/U or letter grading.

AH 230D Modern Art:  Art and Intersubjectivity
Zirwat Chowdhury
W / 10:00 am – 11:50 am / Dodd Hall 220
Seminar, two hours. Changing topics in modern (including illustration and other popular forms) that reflect interests of particular faculty members. Political and economic factors affecting arts of France and Germany at various times. May be repeated twice for credit with consent of advisor.  S/U or letter grading.

AH 230D Modern Art
George Baker
W / 3:30 pm – 5:20 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar, two hours. Changing topics in modern (including illustration and other popular forms) that reflect interests of particular faculty members. Political and economic factors affecting arts of France and Germany at various times. May be repeated twice for credit with consent of advisor.  S/U or letter grading.

AH C248B Art and Material Culture of Early Imperial China 210 BC to 906 AD
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
MW / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Dodd 247
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 M258B Topics in Asian Archaeology
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
M / 1:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Dodd 275
(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.

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AH 202 Topics in Theory and Criticism in Art History: Fragmentation, Reuse, and Decay in Japan
Kristopher Kersey
R / 11:00 am – 1:50 pm / Online
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 202 Topics in Theory and Criticism in Art History: Global Modernism
Saloni Mathur
T / 1:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Online
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 C215F Medieval Paris
Meredith Cohen
R Varies / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Online – Recorded – Asynchronous
Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 21. Material culture, art, architecture, and history of city of Paris to circa 1500. Concurrently schedule with course C115F. S/U or letter grading.

AH 220B Advanced Studies in Islamic Art: Seminar 1
Lamia Balafrej
F / 11:00 am – 12:50 pm / Online
Seminar, three hours. Monuments or theoretical problems related to Islamic culture and artistic production. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

AH C231C Contemporary Art, 1980s to 1990s
Megan Metcalf
MW / 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm / Online
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 C131C. S/U or letter grading.

AH 232 Contemporary Art: Managing Change: Challenges in Conserving Contemporary Art and Cultural Heritage
Miwon Kwon / Glenn Wharton
F / 1:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Online
Seminar, three hours. Selected topics in contemporary art, criticism, and theory. S/U or letter grading.

AH C251A Selected Topics in Japanese Art: Lecture 1
Kristopher Kersey
MW / 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm / Online – Recorded
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Variable topics in Japanese art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C151. S/U or letter grading.

AH M258B Topics in Asian Archaeology: Archaeological Study of Workshop Sites: China and Beyond
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
M / 11:00 am – 1:50 pm / Online
(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.

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

AH 200 Art Historical Theories and Methodologies
Zirwat Chowdhury
W / 3:30 pm – 5:20 pm / Online
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 203 Topics in Architectural History and Theory: Key Thinkers and Theories of Architecture
Stella Nair
R / 12:00 pm – 2:50 pm / Online
Seminar, three hours. Focused studies of various theoretical and critical traditions within architectural history, concentrating on particular issues, authors, or methodologies either within or across historical, geographic, and cultural areas. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

AH 225B Early Modern Art: Sea: Liquidity, Mobility, Ingenuity
Bronwen Wilson
R / 9:00 am – 10:50 am / Online
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 C248A Art and Material Culture, Neolithic to 210 BC
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
TR / 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm / Online
Lecture, three hours. Genesis of Chinese civilization in light of new archaeological finds, including sites and works of art (e.g., ceramics, bronzes, jades). Concurrently scheduled with course C148A. S/U or letter grading.

AH C248E Art in Modern China
Hui-shu Lee
TR / 8:00 am – 9:15 am / Online – Recorded
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 C249A Selected Topics in Chinese Art: Lecture 1
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
MW / 9:30 am – 10:45 am / Online
Lecture, three hours. Variable topics in Chinese art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C149. S/U or letter grading.

AH 249B Chinese Art: Representation of Place in Chinese Visual Culture
Hui-shu Lee
M / 9:00 am – 11:50 am / Online
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 C251A Selected Topics in Japanese Art: Graphic Arts of Japan
Kristopher Kersey
MW / 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm / Online – Recorded
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Variable topics in Japanese art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C151. S/U or letter grading.

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AH 217D Byzantine Art, Architecture, and Archaeology: Seminar 1
Sharon Gerstel
F / 10:00 am – 12:50 pm / Online
Seminar, two hours. Selected topics in Byzantine art and architecture. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

AH 225B Early Modern Art: Artist’s Progress: Johan Zoffany in London, Florence, and Lucknow
Zirwat Chowdhury
T / 2:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Online
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 C228B History of Photography, 1910 to Present
George Baker
Not Scheduled  / Online – Asynchronous
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 courses C128B. S/U or letter grading.

AH 230D Modern Art: Seminar 1
George Baker
W / 3:30 pm – 6:20 pm / Online
Seminar, two hours. Changing topics in modern art (including illustration and other popular forms) that reflect interests of particular faculty members. Political and economic factors affecting arts of France and Germany at various times. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

AH 232 Contemporary Art: New Developments in Contemporary Mexican, Chicanx, and Latinx Art
Charlene Villaseñor Black
R / 1:00 pm – 3:50 pm / Online
Seminar, three hours. Selected topics in contemporary art, criticism, and theory. S/U or letter grading.

AH C241 Colonial Latin American Art
Charlene Villaseñor Black
W – Varies / 11:00 am – 11:50 am / Online – Recorded – Asynchronous
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Art and architecture of colonial Americas from 16th to 18th century. Concurrently scheduled with course CM141. S/U or letter grading.

AH 272B Restoration, Preservation, and Conservation: Principles, Practices, & Ethics in Conservation of Cultural Heritage Material
Glenn Wharton
W / 9:00 am – 11:50 am / Online
Seminar, three hours. May not be repeated. S/U or letter grading.