Summer 2016

Contemporary Art and Identity in the United States (Session A) Course Number: HA 187AC | CCN: 12610

Emma Silverman

Since 1945, artists have celebrated the death of the author, created artwork in tandem with identity-based social movements, pushed multiculturalism into the mainstream of the art world, and contributed to the rise of post-identity art. This course explores how race...

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Histories of Photography: Ethics and Activism in Photography of the United States, 1850-present (Session D) Course Number: HA N182 | CCN: 12608

Sarah Cowan

This course examines the profound ambivalence of the photographic medium, a visual technology of both subjugation and empowerment. Looking at a wide array of photographic practices in the United States between 1850 and the present, we will explore how the...

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Cities and the Arts: New Orleans (Session D) Course Number: HA 108 | CCN: 12606

Elaine Yau

More than parade floats, cheap beads, and “Huge Ass Beers,” the arts of New Orleans encompass an enormous range of creative expression owing to its complex history. Among the most significant threads include the city’s position within French, Spanish, and...

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Reading and Writing about Visual Experience: Early Modern Theories and Practices (Session D) Course Number: R1B Section 2 | CCN: 12604

Matthew Culler

In the early modern period, drawing assumed a new importance in its evaluation as a preparatory stage for more elaborate artworks and as a general practice of artists working within what would become all of Europe’s “fine arts”: architecture, sculpture...

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Reading and Writing about Visual Experience: In and Out of Place: Representations of Race and Gender in Urban Modernity (Session A) Course Number: R1B Section 1 | CCN: 12602

Sharone Tomer

One of the fundamental aspects of modernity is the persistent transformation of society and space – and that these changes are always experienced unevenly. Race and gender serve as particularly poignant markers of this unevenness. While cities are intrinsically sites...

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