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HADVC100 Introduction to the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Introduction to the history of art, design and visual culture.

HADVC102 Introduction to the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture II Course Page
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HADVC205 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, 1700-1848 Course Page

Description: History of art, design and visual culture in Europe during the 18th and early 19th centuries, focusing on the Enlightenment and response. Includes discussion of work from the Rococo, Neoclassical, and Romantic periods.

HADVC206 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in the Early 20th Century Course Page

Description: History of art, design and visual culture from the beginnings of expressionism in the early twentieth century to the onset of the Second World War. Focuses on modernist and avant-garde modes of art and design in their historical context.

HADVC208 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in the United States Course Page

Description: History of art, design and visual culture in the United States from the Colonial period to World War II. Includes work created by and depicting women, Indigenous peoples, and ethnic minorities and addresses such issues as politics, religion, nature, and industry.

HADVC209 History of Modern Design Course Page

Description: History of design from the 18th-century Industrial Revolution to the present. This course includes examples of communication, industrial, fashion and architectural design and urban planning, considering historical socio-political and environmental contexts.

HADVC210 History of Photography Course Page

Description: History of photography, starting with its invention in the 19th century.

HADVC211 Special Topics in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.

HADVC213 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in Latin America Course Page

Description: Introduction to the historical study of art, design and visual culture in Latin America, including Mesoamerican, pre-Hispanic Andean, Colonial, and Post-Independence cultures.

HADVC215 China Art Now Course Page

Description: Chinese cultural identity as expressed in local and global economies of art, design, and visual culture from the Maoist era to the present.

HADVC216 China's Design Revolution Course Page

Description: This course raises the question: when will China stop manufacturing and start designing? Students will study the historical foundations, theory and practice of sustainable design in China since the end of the Maoist era.

HADVC217 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in Japan Course Page

Description: Introduction to the historical study of art, design, and visual culture in Japan. Includes painting, sculpture, architecture, gardens, decorative arts, prints, and anime and addresses such concerns as identity, nation, tradition, and modernity.

HADVC226 Gender, Sexuality and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Introduction to key themes in feminist art, design and visual culture. Examines the production and circulation of visual markers of difference (such as race, gender, sexuality, ability, size, etc.) through the media, popular culture, and contemporary art.

HADVC246 History of Art, Design and Visual Culture in the Mid-20th Century Course Page

Description: History of art, design and visual culture in the context of the Cold War and consumer society. Focuses on the persistence of modernism in the postwar era and the diverse challenges to it from 1940 to 1975. Not open to students with credit in ART H 256 (*3) offered prior to 2012-13.

HADVC255 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture, 1848-1900 Course Page

Description: This course examines art, design and visual culture in Europe from the socially and politically turbulent period of 1848 to the end of the long 19th century. Includes discussion of Realism, Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau.

HADVC256 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in the Contemporary Era Course Page

Description: Introduction to key issues in art, design, and visual culture from 1970 to the present, including art and identity, performance and politics, social sculpture, institutional critique, new media, bio art, relational aesthetics, social practice, and the pedagogical turn.

HADVC257 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in Canada Course Page

Description: History of art, design and visual culture in Canada, from the colonial period to the present. Includes work created by and depicting women and Indigenous peoples, addressing such issues as nature, religion, gender, and national identity.

HADVC309 Design Theory and History Course Page

Description: Historical and/or contemporary issues in design practice and theory. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Students are required to have successfully completed two 200- level HADVC courses with a minimum grade of B-.

HADVC311 Issues in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Students are expected to have successfully completed two 200-level HADVC courses with a minimum grade of B-. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.

HADVC330 Art and Institutions Course Page

Description: The relationship between objects and their modes of interpretation, circulation and display (e.g. museums, academies, exhibitions, etc.) Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Students are required to have successfully completed two 200-level HADVC courses with a minimum grade of B-.

HADVC400 Theory and Methods in Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

HADVC411 Special Topics in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.

HADVC412 Topics in Asian Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Note: Students are required to have successfully completed one 300-level HADVC course with a minimum grade of B.

HADVC418A Special Subject, Fourth-Year Honors Course Page

Description: Preparation of the Honors essay, required in the fourth year of the Honors Program.

HADVC418B Special Subject, Fourth-Year Honors Course Page

Description: Preparation of the Honors essay, required in the fourth year of the Honors Program.

HADVC455 Topics in Art, Design and Visual Culture in the Second Half of the 19th Century Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Instructor. Note: Students are required to have successfully completed one 300-level HADVC course with a minimum grade of B.

HADVC456 Topics in Art, Design and Visual Culture from the Mid-20th Century to the Present Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Instructor. Note: Students are required to have successfully completed one 300-level HADVC course with a minimum grade of B.

HADVC511 Advanced Special Topics in Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.

HADVC512 Advanced Studies in Asian Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: Consent of Department.

HADVC555 Advanced Studies in Art, Design and Visual Culture in the Second Half of the 19th Century Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

HADVC556 Advanced Studies in Art, Design and Visual Culture from the Mid-20th Century to the Present Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

HADVC600 Advanced Theory and Methods in Art, Design and Visual Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

HADVC611 Special Topics in Art History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.