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AH 202 Topics in Theory and Criticism in Art History: Global Migration in Crisis: Thinking in/through Visual Arts
W / 11:00 am – 12:50 pm / Dodd 275
Seminar. Phenomenon of human migration and increasingly unrestrained backlash against it constitutes one of greatest crisis conditions in current times. Students critically reflect into space of this crisis, and investigate its manifold implications for art history and visual arts practices. Students engage with theories and concepts of statelessness, camp, exile, migration, and logic of walled border in such writers as Giorgio Agamben, Hannah Arendt, Zygmant Bauman, Wendy Brown, TJ Demos, Kobena Mercer, Irit Rogoff, Edward Said, and others. Students pursue their own projects that leading to final paper. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH C216A Middle Byzantine Art and Architecture
TR / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm / Dodd 146
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 21. Theory and development of Byzantine art from iconoclastic controversy to 1204. Concurrently scheduled with course C116A. S/U or letter grading.
AH 220B Advanced Studies in Islamic Art: Desert
W / 3:30 pm – 5:20 pm / Dodd 220
Seminar, three hours. Study of desert as ecosystem and discourse, and as real and imagined space, with particular focus on Middle East and North Africa. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH 230D Modern Art
W / 3:30 pm – 6:20 pm / Dodd 275
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 C248A Art and Material Culture, Neolithic to 210 B.C.
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
TR / 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm / Dodd 275
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 C249A Selected Topics in Chinese Art
Lothar Von Falkenhausen
M / 10:30 am – 1:30 pm / Dodd 275
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 C260A Art and Empire
TR / 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm / Dodd 146
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.