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Course Schedule for FINE ARTS - Fall 2016
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
Dist Qtr
2148 AHIS-102-01 Intro Hist Art West II 1.00 LEC Cadogan,Jean
Gordon,Alden R.
TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 49
  A survey of the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance to the present day.
2759 AHIS-103-01 Intro to Asian Art 1.00 LEC Staff,Trinity TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  An introductory survey of the art of India, China, and Japan with reference to the cultural and religious contexts that gave rise to the architecture, sculpture, and painting of each civilization. (May be counted towards International Studies/Asian Studies)
3549 AHIS-208-01 The Arts of Japan 1.00 LEC Staff,Trinity TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  This course will focus on the arts of Japan from the Jomon period through the Edo period (circa 10,500 BCE - 1868 CE). Pre-Buddhist art will concentrate on pottery and bronze as well as Shinto architecture. Buddhist art will include architecture, sculpture, and painting. Secular art will explore the tradition of the narrative hand scroll as well as portraits and landscapes. Castle architecture and woodblock prints are other important topics. The art will be placed within its historical context, especially considering what makes it uniquely Japanese and whether or not it incorporates Chinese influence. (May be counted toward International Studies/Asian Studies)
3550 AHIS-234-01 Early Renaiss Art Italy 1.00 LEC Cadogan,Jean TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  A study of painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy from the later Middle Ages through the 15th century, with emphasis on masters such as Pisani, Giotto, Brunelleschi, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli, and Bellini. Themes of naturalism, humanism, the revival of antiquity, and the growth of science as they relate to the visual arts will be explored.
3551 AHIS-243-01 El Greco to Goya 1.00 LEC Lewis,Mary TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  This course will focus on the art of Spain between the late-16th and 18th centuries, with particular emphasis on the interaction between painting and the social and political cultures that shaped the works of El Greco, Ribera, Velasquez, Murillo, and Goya. As a leading European power in this period, Spain was in constant contact with artistic centers in Italy and the Netherlands, and thus the course will also discuss the role of patrons and collectors in Spain's Golden Age, whose growing wealth and activities affected both the production of art and the social status of the Spanish artist. Finally, echoing the strangely contradictory position of the Spanish monarchy in this period of European history-as both politically dominant and culturally peripheral-this course will describe how Spain transformed the artistic influences it received from abroad to fit the needs of its changing society.
3552 AHIS-261-01 19th-Cent Painting & Sculpture 1.00 LEC Lewis,Mary TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  A study of European painting and sculpture from the Romanticism of the late 18th century to the emergence of new directions at the end of the 19th century. The course is adapted each year to take advantage of major exhibitions. Museum visits and extensive readings will be integral to the makeup of the course.
3104 AHIS-265-01 19th Cent Architecture 1.00 LEC Curran,Kathleen A. TR: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Broad developments in Western European and American architecture and urbanism from the period 1750 to 1900. Specific developments include international Neoclassicism, the crisis of historicism and the search for style, the rise of new building types and technologies, and the emergence of the architectural profession and modern city planning.
3553 AHIS-282-01 20th Cen Avant Garde 1.00 LEC FitzGerald,Michael C. T: 6:30PM-9:10PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  This course addresses the position of art in European and American society from 1890 to 1945 when the concept of the artist as a rebel and visionary leader defined art's relation to contemporary social, political, and aesthetic issues. The movements of symbolism, expressionism, cubism, dada, and surrealism are discussed. Current exhibitions and the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum are used whenever appropriate.
2269 AHIS-292-01 History of Photography 1.00 LEC FitzGerald,Michael C. W: 6:30PM-9:10PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Major developments in European and American photography from 1839 to the present.
3554 AHIS-301-01 Major Sem Art Hist Meth 1.00 SEM FitzGerald,Michael C. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Required of and limited to art history majors, as one of the first courses they take after declaring their major. Studies in the tradition and methodology of art historical research. Readings in classics of the literature of art history; discussions of major issues and meeting with scholars and museum professionals; students will pursue an active research project and present both oral reports and formal written research papers.
3555 AHIS-391-01 Prints and Printmaking 1.00 SEM Gordon,Alden R. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Images created in multiple have been the most powerful way of disseminating visual imagery in human history. Woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, silkscreen and now digital processes have all been used to create images which could be used alone as artistic expression or aids in collective enterprises such as book illustration, propaganda, journalism or advertising. The seminar will provide an opportunity for students to to learn the rudiments of print connoisseurship and to study the history of printmaking, print publishing and the history of the illustrated book. The students will work with original prints in the collections of Trinity College and at other Connecticut institutions and works in private collections.
2300 AHIS-399-01 Independent Study 1.00 - 2.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar's Office, and the approval of the instructor and program director are required for enrollment.
2346 AHIS-460-01 Tutorial 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Individual research and reading under the guidance of a department member. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment. (Hours by arrangement)
2145 AHIS-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  NOTE: Requires completion of the Special Registration Form, available in the Office of the Registrar.
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar's Office, and the approval of the instructor and program director are required for enrollment.