ARTH 301 Spring 2013 Methods of Art History (W)

Also offered Fall 2012

This course on the methods and historiography of art history is designed to offer art history majors an opportunity to examine art-historical problems and methodological issues that have shaped the discipline. Works of art will inevitably enter into our discussions, but the main objects of study will be texts about art as well as texts about methods for an historical study of art. Topics include (depending on individual instructor): aesthetics, style and periodization; iconography, narratology, spectatorship; art and psychoanalysis, the social functions of images and the social history of art; art history and difference; and art-historical narrative as representation.
Class Format: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: five bi-weekly short papers, one final paper, one oral presentation, and class participation
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Prerequisites: ArtH 101-102
Enrollment Preference: enrollment limited to Art History majors and required of them
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Divisional Attributes: Division I,Writing Intensive
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Enrollment Limit: 25
Expected Enrollment: 20-25
Class Number: 3851
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ARTH301-01(S) LEC Methods of Art History (W) Division 1: Languages and the ArtsWriting Intensive Mark Haxthausen
MR 1:10 PM-2:25 PM Lawrence 003 3851
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