Art History offers a world of Special Topics for Spring 2022

Cast of a sitting victim of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, 79 CE, Pompeii, Italy.

Cast of a sitting victim of the eruption
of Mount Vesuvius, 79 CE, Pompeii, Italy.

Attention, students! From Africa to New Zealand, and world exhibitions to hot topics of today, the amazing faculty in the Department of Art History offer you a fascinating lineup of special topics courses from which to choose for a spring semester of learning to be enjoyed!

Update: Oct. 21, 2021 — Please note that some of the class-meeting days have been updated.

African American Art, ARTH 4817.001
Jennifer Way, Monday-Wednesday, 2–3:20 p.m., ART 280

Ancient Medieval Dress, ARTH 5801.002
Neville McFerrin, Friday 2–4:50 p.m., ART 288

Anti-Slavery Imagery of the 18th and 19th centuries, ARTH 4801.001
TBA, Monday-Wednesday, 9:30–10:50 a.m., ART 288
This course examines the abolitionist images produced by primarily British but also European and American artists during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Art of Ancient India, ARTH 4824.001
Lisa Owen, Monday-Wednesday, 12:30–1:50 p.m., ART 280

Female Artists and Patrons, ARTH 4807.001
Elizabeth Ranieri, Monday, 5–7:50 p.m., ART 288

Islamic Art, ARTH 4825.001
Tiffany Floyd, Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.–12:20 p.m., ART 280

19th-Century Art, ARTH 4810.001
Heidi Strobel, Tuesday-Thursday, 12:30–1:50 p.m., ART 280

Oceanic Art, ARTH 4801.006
TBA, Tuesday-Thursday, 2–3:20 p.m., ART 288
This course examines the art and architecture of Australia and the Pacific Islands from pre-contact to the contemporary period.

Pompeii, ARTH 4801.005
Neville McFerrin, Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.–12:20 p.m., ART 280

World Fairs, ARTH 4811.001
Jacquelyn McDonald, Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30–10:50 a.m., ART 280

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