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Winter Quarter, 2022

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AHI 001B: Medieval to Renaissance Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Christian, Barbarian, Moslem, and Classical traditions in European Art from the fourth through the sixteenth centuries.

GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC.

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AHI 120A: Art, Architecture, and Human Rights (4)

Lecture/discussion–4 hours.  Study of human rights as they relate to art, architecture, and cultural heritage.  Examines museums, art collections, and cultural-heritage management, their relation to the cultural prerogatives of communities and indigenous groups, and protection of cultural heritage during war and conflict. 

GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci|AH or SS, DD, VL, WC, WE.

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AHI 130: Landscape, Nature, and Art (4)

Lecture-3 hours; term paper.  Interpretation of the natural world in the western world 1600-1900, with perspectives on the present; landscape painting, ideology of picturesque and sublime, landscape art and travel, reshaping the land as art. 

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

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AHI 153: Hindu Gods & Hindu Symbols (4)

Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): RST 068: Hinduism or RST 069: Hindu Mythology recommended, but not required. A historical survey of the development of the language of symbolism and iconography in Hinduism. (Same course as RST 181.) Effective: 2020 Spring Quarter.

GE credit: AH, VL, WC, WE. 

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AHI 163B: Chinese Painting (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours.  Thematic and chronological examination of Chinese painting and culture from the Tang Dynasty (7th c. CE) through the early 20th century.  Issues considered include political art (made to support or protest regimes), art and the market, art and individual expression.  Offered in alternate years.

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

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AHI 188B: Architecture in the United States (4)

Lecture–3 hours; discussion–1 hour.  Major movements from colonial times to the present.  The role of buildings in a changing society, the interplay of styles with technologies of construction, the relationship between American and European developments, and developments of the architectural profession.  GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt|AH.

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AHI 190F/290: Seminar in Chinese 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.

Instructors: Katharine Burnett

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 190I/290: Seminar in 17th-18th Century Art

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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