ARTH 400: Historiography and Methods of Research in Art History (Topic Varies)

ARTH 400-001: Methods and Research in Art History
(Fall 2019)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1008

Section Information for Fall 2019

This course will consider the history of art history, examining how approaches to understanding and interpreting art have evolved over time. Today art historians may choose from a variety of research methods such as iconography, formalism, social history, biography, as well as feminist, Marxist, and post-modern theories. This course will examine the historical context in which these options emerged as well as the implications of adopting a particular approach. The subject of this course is thus art history itself rather than a specific movement or era.

Topic Varies

Satisfies the writing intensive requirement in the major.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Historical investigation of theories, methods, and critiques involved in the discipline of art history. Approach or focus may vary with instructor. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGL 302/ENGH 302 and 6 credits in art history at the 300 level or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Title varies by section and/or semester

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