Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5319. Introduction to Art History Methods and Theories

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students only.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

This seminar focuses on developing visual analysis, critical reading, and writing skills by exploring the historiography and most theoretically relevant methods of Art History and Visual Culture. Taught by the full complement of art history faculty and museum and gallery professionals, focus varies with instructor. Possible topics include: social history, gender, sexuality, psychoanalysis, formalism, aesthetics, post-structuralism, post-colonialism, critical race studies, media, and technologies.

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