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History of Art and Civilization

Fall 2017 Courses

August 28 - December 23

 

HA 111 History of Western Art and Civilization: Ancient Prehistory Through the Middle Ages
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Presents the history of Western art and civilization from Paleolithic times through the Middle Ages. Illustrated lectures stress political, economic, and social conditions as reflected in architecture, painting, and sculpture. (G5: Western Civilization; G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
4880 35A T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B504


HA 112 History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Presents the history of Western art and civilization from the early Renaissance to the modern era. Illustrated lectures explore painting, sculpture, and architecture in relation to pertinent religious, political, economic, and social conditions. (G5: Western Civilization; G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
4887 35C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B860
4886 35D W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B504
25496 35F F 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506


HA 121 Cities and Civilizations: The Eastern Mediterranean World, c. 3000 BCE-1000 CE
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Students examine the art and civilization of the ancient to medieval eastern Mediterranean (including western Asia) from a non-Western perspective. Illustrated lectures and discussions survey the cultures, societies, and arts of the great urban centers of antiquity up to the Crusades. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

CRN Section Day Time Location
23874 35A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506
24662 35B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B915A


HA 214 Art in New York
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Selected studies in the history of art, utilizing resources available in New York City. Critical and historical investigations arise from direct study of art and architecture. (G6: Arts; G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
24024 35B S 2:10 pm-5:00 pm B504
30364 35C S 2:10 pm-5:00 pm B506


HA 226 Art and Civilization of the Islamic World
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
This course examines the art and civilization of the Islamic world, from the birth of Islam in the seventh century CE to the present. Students are introduced to the spiritual, philosophical, and sociopolitical factors that led to the formation of this multiethnic style. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

CRN Section Day Time Location
22705 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B734
26715 35B W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506


HA 231 Modern Art
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
Prerequisite: HA 112
Presents the history of Western art from the 19th century through the mid-20th century in the context of cultural history. (G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
4898 35A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B508
29530 35B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B508
27473 BL1* R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B736


HA 310 Global Contemporaries in the World of Art
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisites: Any two HA courses
Grounding art practices in their historical contexts and postcolonial art theory, the course addresses diverse modernities that emerged after WWII in Africa and the Caribbean, the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania and the global interactions of regional, cultural, economic, religious, and political specificities in contemporary art since 1989. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

CRN Section Day Time Location
30005 85A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B734


HA 314 History of American Art
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: HA 112 or equivalent or approval of chair
A history of art in America from the early colonial period to the early 20th century. Illustrated lectures present painting, sculpture, and architecture in relation to pertinent religious, political, economic, and social conditions. (G7: Humanities; G10: American History)

CRN Section Day Time Location
22535 85A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B860


HA 331 Contemporary Art and Culture: 1945 to the Present
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: HA 231 or approval of chair
Presents the recent history of Western art and culture. Illustrated lectures present artistic developments in relation to pertinent ideas and events in contemporary culture. (G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
4900 85A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B736


HA 342 History of Textile Design
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: two semesters of History of Art and Civilization
Illustrated lectures survey patterned textile design throughout the world from antiquity to the mid-20th century. (G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
28334 85A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B503


HA 344 History of Western Costume
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: HA 112
Illustrated lectures present the historical and social development of Western costume, from antiquity to the present, in the context of the history of art and design. (G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
25751 85A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B819
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