AHIS 101 - Pre-Modern Art and Visual Cultures before 1789

This course introduces students to ways of thinking about the pre-modern art, craft, and design through a range of visual and material cultural artefacts, practices, and discourses. Thematic and conceptual comparisons and contrasts across contemporary and historical visual cultures will be emphasized. The course will introduce basic period-specific and contemporary art historical methods, including formal, social, and gender-based analysis. Possible themes include: gender, sexuality, and the body; the built environment and public space; decoration and ornamentation; commodities and economies; and sovereignty and colonization.

Course Credits:

3

Course Prerequisites

None

Winter

SectionCRNInstructorSchedule
A30019Clintberg, Mark
Thursday
9:00am - 11:50am room: 340
B30021
Thursday
2:00pm - 4:50pm room: 340
C30025Alford, Sarah
Tuesday
2:00pm - 4:50pm room: 340