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Introduction to Art History Methods and Theories

ARTH 5319 - Introduction to Art History Methods and Theories

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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ARTH 5320 - Issues in Art Criticism

Topics in visual arts criticism, including art criticism debates, practices, writingart criticism, and the impact and use of social networking media. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits with a change in course content.Components: Varies: May be offered online or as seminar.

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ARTH 5321 - Historiography of Art History

Philosophical, theoretical, cultural and historical issues that underwrite art historical methods

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ARTH 5322 - Theory in Art History

Selected topics in theory and/or methodology. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits with a change in course content.

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ARTH 5330 - Curatorial Practices

Issues facing curators working in the arena of contemporary art today in a globalized art world.

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ARTH 5340 - Advanced Studies in Museum and Exhibition Practices

Contemporary and theoretical issues in museum and exhibition practices directed toward their application in various internship contexts. Components: Varies: May be offered online or as seminar.

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ARTH 5370 - Issues in Contemporary Art

Art History 5370 Issues in Contemporary Art. Seminar. Three credits. . Critical and theoretical issues in twentieth and twenty-first century art production and reception including: modernism, postmodernism, feminism, technology, and globalization.Open to graduate students in Studio Art and Art History, others with instructor’s permission.

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ARTH 5383 - Special Topics in Art History

Seminar focusing upon a special, limited topic in the history of art. The content will vary from semester to semester.

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ARTH 5392 - Independent Study

Independent study in Art History. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits with a change in course content.

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ARTH 5397 - Museum Studies Internship

Internship practicum in museum, gallery, or other curatorial context. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits with a change in course content.

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