Courses

ARTH 150 Art Culture & Society I-Global

At a time when few people could read, human-made objects were the primary form of mass communication. Students will explore the architecture, sculpture, and painting of the ancient and medieval Mediterranean world (Ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Medieval Europe) to discover how the visual arts shaped and reflected the values and concerns of different cultures. (1) Lecture:3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM

ARTH 151 Art, Culture & Society II

The rise of an increasingly literate urban middle-class leads to great changes in the history of art, starting with the birth of the Renaissance in Italy through to the influence of popular culture in 20th-centruy America. Students will explore the works of major figures in the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture from circa 1400-1980 within the context of radical cultural and societal change.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 J. Sienkewicz T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ARTH 201 Research Practicum

Hands-on research conducted under the direction of a faculty member. 1/4 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 L. Warden-Anderson

ARTH 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Take ARTH-218L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 V. Martinez M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ARTH 218L Intro to Archaeology Lab

Pre-requisites/Comments Take ARTH-218

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 V. Martinez W 3:50PM-5:50PM

ARTH 222 Archaeology of Death in ANE

This course investigates the range of objects, paintings, and tomb types in ancient Egypt and the ancient Near East. The study of these objects provides us with a window to living traditions and social structures. Material covered will include the Royal tombs of Ur; tomb paintings; and human sacrifice.(1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 L. Warden-Anderson M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ARTH 266 From Courtly Art Through Revol

This course focuses on the major artists, stylistic traditions, and historical ideas of western art, architecture, and material culture from ca. 1700 through ca. 1850. Through the close study of works of art, students will be introduced to the role that art has played in engaging with national structures of power, imperial relationships, individual agency, and intellectual traditions. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 J. Sienkewicz T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ARTH 291 Sp Top: Roman Art & Architect

Selected studies in specialized art history areas. May be repeated for credit. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 V. Martinez M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ARTH 296 Globl Cont. Art & Architecture

This course focuses on the major artists, stylistic traditions, and historical ideas of art, architecture, and material culture from 1945 through the present. Beginning with the advent of Abstract Expressionism and progressing through current art and criticism, this course introduces students to art and it's discourses in the contemporary world. Relflecting the increasingly porous and trans-national nature of the contemporary art world this course is global in scope. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Sienkewicz M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Fall 2019 J. Sienkewicz

ARTH 343 Early Netherlandish Painting

Robert Campin, Jan van Eyck, and Rogier van der Weyden set the tone for the art of the Netherlands in the fifteenth century. This class will study each artist's oeuvre and how it reflected contemporary concerns, particularly the interrelationship between the historical context, religious life, and social stnading of the artists who made the paintings and the patrons who commissioned and used them. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ARTH -150 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 J. Long T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ARTH 416 Art History Internship

Practical experience working in or with artistic organization as participant-observer, leading to the preparation of a report which describes and evaluates that organizations activities. (1) Minimum 120 hours. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 3, 2019 J. Long
Spring 2019 M. Logan
Spring 2019 J. Long

ARTH 456 Research Seminar in Art Hist.

A seminar approach to selected topics fo r advanced students. Topics vary. Lectur e: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 L. Warden-Anderson M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ARTH 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminating in the public presentation of a paper. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 J. Sienkewicz
Spring 2019 J. Long