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History of Art Classes

HA 100 Introduction to Western Art History
A chronological survey of Western art and architecture, including the ancient Near East, Europe from antiquity to the present, and North America from the colonial period to the present. The course emphasizes major historical and cultural developments, analyzes key art works and monuments, and introduces basic art historical principles and analytical methods. The course is offered at the 100 and 300 levels, with additional reading and writing assigned at the 300 level. Intended for non-majors. Does not count toward the 30 required hours in the major. Not open to students with credit in HA 103, HA 150, HA 151, HA 160, HA 161, or HA 300. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Long, Elizabeth
MW 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 56820
LEC Arft, Sadie
MW 06:00-07:15 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 58006
LEC Kirchhoff, Chassica
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 63009
LEC Ivey, Mary
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65548
LEC Ivey, Mary
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65631

HA 103 Introduction to Western Art History, Honors
A chronological survey of Western art and architecture, including the ancient Near East, Europe from antiquity to the present, and North America from the colonial period to the present. The course emphasizes major historical and cultural developments, analyzes key art works and monuments, and introduces basic art historical principles and analytical methods. The course is offered at the 100 and 300 levels, with additional reading and writing assigned at the 300 level. Intended for non-majors. Does not fulfill the 30 required hours in the major. Not open to students with credit in HA 100, HA 150, HA 151, HA 160, HA 161, HA 300, or HA 303. Prerequisite: Membership in the University Honors Program or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

HA 150 History of Western Art: Ancient Through Medieval
A survey of the art of earlier periods in the West, from prehistoric times through the middle ages in Europe, with special emphasis on the relationship between artistic developments and cultural changes. Not open to students with credit in HA 160. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

HA 151 History of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary
A survey of art in the West from the Renaissance to the contemporary period in Europe and America, with special emphasis on the achievements of individual artists in relation to the cultural movements of their times. Not open to students with credit in HA 161. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Di Resta, Jason
TuTh 12:00-12:50 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 51814
DIS
W 11:00-11:50 AM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 68256
DIS
W 12:00-12:50 PM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 65149
DIS
Th 01:00-01:50 PM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 61013
DIS
F 10:00-10:50 AM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 61015
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 55133
DIS
F 12:00-12:50 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 64382

HA 160 History of Western Art : Ancient Through Medieval, Honors
A survey of the art of earlier periods in the West, from prehistoric times through the middle ages in Europe, with special emphasis on the relationship between artistic developments and cultural changes. Not open to students with credit in HA 150. Prerequisite: Membership in the University Honors Program or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

HA 165 Introduction to Asian Art
This course examines major forms of artistic expression in India, China, and Japan. Discussions introduce basic art concepts, the themes and purposes of art, and different art styles in Asia from ancient times to the present. Students develop critical skills through analyzing, writing about, and talking about art and Asian cultures. Students also learn about important museums internationally. No prior knowledge of art history or Asia expected. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

HA 166 The Visual Arts of East Asia
This course examines major forms of artistic expression in China, Korea, and Japan. Discussions introduce basic art concepts, the themes and purposes of art, and different art styles in East Asia from ancient times to the present. Students develop critical skills through analyzing, writing about, and talking about art and East Asian cultures. Students also learn about important museums internationally. No prior knowledge of art history or East Asia expected. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Gao, Ruiying
MW 03:00-04:15 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 68360

HA 261 Introduction to Modern Art
This course considers the efforts of artists to explore and represent their place in the modern world. The political, industrial, and scientific revolutions of the late 18th and 19th centuries in the West overturned the certainties of traditional authority and liberated artists to raise new questions. Innovations ranged from Impressionism's light-filled landscapes to Surrealism's dream imagery, Abstract Expressionism's paint-spattered canvases, and Pop Art's celebration of consumer culture. This course addresses these and other modern art movements, emphasizing developments in Europe and the United States through the late 20th century and concluding with international contemporary art in an age of globalization. Intended for non-majors. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Park, Eun Young
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 56204
LEC Stepp, Sara
MW 12:30-01:45 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 68361

HA 367 Art and Culture of Japan
The history of Japanese art interpreted from visual, historical, social, religious, and political perspectives. Representative topics: archaeological discoveries, Buddhist images and architecture, gender relationships expressed through art, interactions with different countries, and the roots of modernism in Japanese art. Art history goals: direct engagement with museum collections and enhanced ability to analyze, write about, and talk about art. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Fowler, Sherry
MW 12:30-01:45 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 62429

HA 300 Introduction to Western Art History
A chronological survey of Western art and architecture, including the ancient Near East, Europe from antiquity to the present, and North America from the colonial period to the present. The course emphasizes major historical and cultural developments, analyzes key art works and monuments, and introduces basic art historical principles and analytical methods. The course is offered at the 100 and 300 levels, with additional reading and writing assigned at the 300 level. Intended for non-majors. Does not count toward the 30 required hours in the major. Not open to students with credit in HA 100, HA 103, HA 150, HA 151, HA 160, HA 161, or HA 303. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Long, Elizabeth
MW 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 56821
LEC Arft, Sadie
MW 06:00-07:15 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 58007
LEC Kirchhoff, Chassica
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 63010
LEC Ivey, Mary
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65549
LEC Ivey, Mary
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65632

HA 330 Italian Renaissance Art
A survey of the art and architecture of Italy from c. 1300 to 1550. Special emphasis is placed on regional styles and the private, political, and devotional contexts in which works of art and architecture functioned. Some of the artists whose works are considered are Giotto, Duccio, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo, and Michelangelo. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Di Resta, Jason
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 64388
LEC Tennison, Heather
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 68749

HA 363 Modern Korean Art and Culture
This course is a thematic introduction to Korean art and culture with an emphasis on modern and contemporary Korea. Pre-modern works are contextualized with respect to contemporary issues. Students learn how to conduct a comprehensive analysis of an artwork by considering the political, historical and social conditions of its time within a broader East Asian cultural framework. Prerequisite: An introductory course in art history at the college level, or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Yan, Weitian
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65565
LEC Yan, Weitian
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65663

HA 367 Art and Culture of Japan
The history of Japanese art interpreted from visual, historical, social, religious, and political perspectives. Representative topics: archaeological discoveries, Buddhist images and architecture, gender relationships expressed through art, interactions with different countries, and the roots of modernism in Japanese art. Art history goals: direct engagement with museum collections and enhanced ability to analyze, write about, and talk about art. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Fowler, Sherry
MW 12:30-01:45 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 62429

HA 388 Modern and Contemporary Visual Arts of Japan
This course covers Japanese visual arts from the Meiji era (1868-1912) through the present day. The course is designed thematically as well as chronologically, and examines painting, sculpture and architecture focusing on both socio-political contexts and artistic concerns that emerged at certain times in recent Japanese history. The aim of this course is to provide first-hand knowledge of Japanese modern and contemporary visual arts as well as an in-depth consideration of some of the key issues attached to Japan's modernization and modernity. The course is taught at the 300 and 500-levels with additional work required at the 500-level. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.


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