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Fall Quarter, 2017

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AHI 001A: Ancient Mediterranean Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to the art and architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC.

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AHI 005: Understanding Visual Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Development of visual literacy for an increasingly visual world. Critical analyses focus on a wide variety of visual media: the fine arts across media and eras of world culture, television, film, advertising.  Intended for a diverse spectrum of audiences.

GE credit: ArtHum, AHI, VL, WC.

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AHI 156: Arts of the Islamic Book (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1E recommended. Critical study of the arts of the luxury book in the pre-modern Islamic world. Representation in Islam, the relationship of word and image, the discipline of

GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC.

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AHI 172A: Early Greek Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Examination of the origin and development of the major monuments of Greek art and architecture from the eighth century to the mid-fifth century B.C. (Same course as Classics 172A).  Offered in alternate years.

GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WC.

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AHI 179B: Baroque Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Seventeenth-century paintings, sculpture and graphic arts, including such artists as Caravaggio, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Velazquez in their political and social context.

GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.

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AHI 182: British Art and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1C recommended. British painting in relation to the position of women in society and the rise of the middle-class art market.  Topics include Hogarth and popular culture, Queen Victoria and the female gaze, and Pre-Raphaelite artists and collectors. Offered irregularly.

GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC, WE.—II.

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AHI 184: 20th Century Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 25 recommended. Major movements in architecture of the twentieth century in Europe and America. Formal innovations are examined within the social, political, and economic circumstances in which they emerged.

GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WE.

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AHI 190B/250: Seminar in Medieval Art (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students.  Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. Topics (B) Medieval, GE credit: ArtHum| AH, OL, VL, WE. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.

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AHI 190H/290: Seminar in Modern-Contemporary Art (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students.  Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing.

GE credit: ArtHum| AH, OL, VL, WE. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.

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AHI 200A: Visual Theory and Interpretive Methods (4)

Discussion—3 hours; extensive writing. Close studyof selected recent developments in interpretive methodology used by art historians and other analysts of visual culture and the place of those developments within art history’s history and in the larger field of social, cultural and historical analysis. May be repeated one time for credit.

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