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Fall 2010
Apr 21,2014
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ARHT 310 - WOMEN AND ART HISTORY
This course engages students in a sustained exploration of the methods necessary to analyze visual images of women in their historical, racial, and class contexts, and to understand the status of women as producers, patrons, and audiences of art and architecture. We explore topics ranging from the analysis of the nude Venus type in Roman and later art to the work of such accomplished women artists across history as Artemesia Gentileschi, Berthe Morisot and Georgia O'Keeffe. Students will engage in a semester-long research project and present their findings to their fellow students. Outcomes include: familiarity with feminist theory and experience in deploying such frameworks in the analysis of a work of art; experience in independent academic research; critical analysis of texts; an awareness of the development of feminist thought since the 1970s.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture

Art History Department

Course Attributes:
CA-School Core-300 Level

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR ARHT 310

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ARHT 200 to 299
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.

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