Graduate Courses

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Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (03)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (01)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Art and Interaction in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean
AS.010.625 (01)

The arts of the Near East, Aegean and Egypt are typically taught separately from one another. However, the Mediterranean Sea has always served as a connector, and the diverse cultures of these areas were in close contact with one another for much of their histories. During the Bronze Age (3000 to 1200 BCE), these interactions were particularly dynamic, resulting in a diversity of arts including wall frescoes, precious jewelry, and elaborate furnishings and weaponry. This course examines the arts of the interactions among Near Easterners, Greeks, Egyptians and others. It focuses special attention on the role of artistic products in intercultural relations, including trade, diplomacy, war and imperialism. Students are not expected to have extensive knowledge of all the areas, although some experience in at least one of them will be helpful. The course will interweave establishing a knowledge base necessary to tackle this topic with broader conceptual concerns and interdisciplinary approaches (art historical, archaeological, anthropological, and historical). There will be a final paper.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/12
  • PosTag(s): HART-ANC

Place, Space, and Art History’s “Global Turn”
AS.010.626 (01)

In 1995, the publication of Claire Farago’s edited volume "Reframing the Renaissance" ushered in a “global turn” for the history of art. In its wake, the profusion of scholarly literature that contests art history’s fundamentally Eurocentric foundations and its traditional geographic delimitations of study—the nation chief amongst them—has grown dizzying. Studies of art in “cross-cultural,” “trans-national,” “imperial,” and “global” frames have quickly amounted to a daunting bibliography, one that extends far beyond art history. This seminar attempts to take stock of exactly where a global reorientation has taken art history and the methods already in use within, or that are being proposed for, the discipline. Particular emphasis will be placed on place, space, geography and context, concepts that are often only implicitly deployed in this growing literature; and we will attempt to tease out the new potentials, and attendant challenges, they pose for art historical investigation. In the process, students will gain a historiographic overview of “the global turn” and an introduction to the texts and methods from other disciplines that have proved critical to this geographic reorientation. While this course is focused on the early modern period, students will be encouraged to connect its broad thematics to their own subfields and to pursue research topics related to any period and geography; and while the seminar focuses on art history’s historiographic trajectory, students from other disciplines interested in its broader theoretical and terminological frameworks are most welcome.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/10
  • PosTag(s): HART-RENBAR

Patronage and Power: The Art of the Book in the Middle Ages
AS.010.627 (01)

This research seminar surveys the rich history of manuscript painting in the Middle Ages through the lens of patronage. By focusing on elite patrons – i.e. Popes, Clerics, Holy Roman Emperors, Princes, Princesses, and other ruling figures – we will investigate how changes in style from the early Christian period through the fifteenth century reveal the fluid nature of politics and power during this volatile time period. We will visit local collections of manuscripts (e.g. the Walters Art Museum) and make use of the extensive holdings of medieval facsimiles in Special Collections.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/10
  • PosTag(s): HART-MED

Passion Image, Passion Cult, Passion Drama: Narrative and Metaphor in the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Beyond
AS.010.659 (01)

A set of interdisciplinary explorations of the Passion of Christ narrative in Scripture, theology, visionary literature, cultic devotion, the visual and dramatic arts in Europe from the Central Middle Ages to the Reformation, with a special fast-forward to modern cinematic retellings of the Passion story.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/6
  • PosTag(s): HART-RENBAR

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (04)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (05)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (06)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (02)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (08)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (07)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (10)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (04)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Rsrch & Problems
AS.010.801 (15)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered courses.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (07)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (03)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (05)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (02)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (01)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (08)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (10)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.803 (13)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

It's Alive! Movement In and Around Greek and Roman Sculpture
AS.040.239 (01)

This seminar is an introduction to the study of Greco-Roman sculpture, with the course progressing chronologically. Moreover, the course takes a topical approach to the discipline through the concentrated study of movement and animation in ancient sculpture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 18/18
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.010.801 (03)Special Rsrch & ProblemsMerback, Mitchell 
AS.010.801 (01)Special Rsrch & ProblemsCampbell, Stephen 
AS.010.625 (01)Art and Interaction in the Bronze Age Eastern MediterraneanT 1:30PM - 3:30PMAnderson, Emily S.K., Feldman, MarianGilman 177HART-ANC
AS.010.626 (01)Place, Space, and Art History’s “Global Turn”T 3:30PM - 5:30PMHyman, Aaron M.Gilman 177HART-RENBAR
AS.010.627 (01)Patronage and Power: The Art of the Book in the Middle AgesW 4:00PM - 6:30PMLakey, ChristopherGilman 177HART-MED
AS.010.659 (01)Passion Image, Passion Cult, Passion Drama: Narrative and Metaphor in the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and BeyondW 1:30PM - 3:50PMMerback, MitchellGilman 177HART-RENBAR
AS.010.801 (04)Special Rsrch & ProblemsLakey, Christopher 
AS.010.801 (05)Special Rsrch & ProblemsHyman, Aaron M. 
AS.010.801 (06)Special Rsrch & ProblemsPereda, Felipe 
AS.010.801 (02)Special Rsrch & ProblemsFeldman, Marian 
AS.010.801 (08)Special Rsrch & ProblemsZchomelidse, Nino 
AS.010.801 (07)Special Rsrch & ProblemsWarnock, Molly 
AS.010.801 (10)Special Rsrch & ProblemsBrown, Rebecca Mary 
AS.010.803 (04)Individual WorkLakey, Christopher 
AS.010.801 (15)Special Rsrch & ProblemsRustem, Unver 
AS.010.803 (07)Individual WorkWarnock, Molly 
AS.010.803 (03)Individual WorkMerback, Mitchell 
AS.010.803 (05)Individual WorkHyman, Aaron M. 
AS.010.803 (02)Individual WorkFeldman, Marian 
AS.010.803 (01)Individual WorkCampbell, Stephen 
AS.010.803 (08)Individual WorkZchomelidse, Nino 
AS.010.803 (10)Individual WorkBrown, Rebecca Mary 
AS.010.803 (13)Individual WorkRustem, Unver 
AS.040.239 (01)It's Alive! Movement In and Around Greek and Roman SculptureTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMHutchison, Laura NelsonBloomberg 274

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another pogram, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (04)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Rethinking the Renaissance: Alternatives to "Early Modernity"
AS.010.634 (01)

"The Renaissance" as a periodization under attack, and its persistance; the hermeneutics of the Pre-Modern Image since Panofsky; the critique of Eurocentrism; challenges to and recuperations of iconology, assessing the contributions of semiotics, psycholanalysis and queer theory.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): HART-RENBAR

Painting and Subjectivity
AS.010.632 (01)

Readings from a range of theoretically and philosophically interesting texts on painting and the visual arts. Among our authors: Cavell, Lacan, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Derrida, Nancy, Lyotard.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/15
  • PosTag(s): HART-MODERN

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (01)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (02)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (03)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Periodization and its Discontents
AS.010.629 (01)

This seminar scrutinizes the problem of periodization between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period (or, the “Renaissance”). Topics include various medieval “Renaissances” (e.g. the Carolingian & 12th century); early modern attitudes toward the Middle Ages; the relationship between arts north and south of the alps during the late fifteenth century; the persistent use of medieval techniques and materials during the Renaissance; the problem of perspective; Nicholas of Cusa; and, the “International Gothic Style”. Readings include Panofsky, Belting, Nagel & Wood, Nagel, Campbell, Gombrich, Da Costa Kaufmann, and Kubler.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Interrogating the Material Turn
AS.010.638 (01)

This course considers the turn to centering materials and materiality in the history of art. Since the publication of Michael Baxandall’s Painting and Experience in Fifteenth Century Italy (1972) and in particular since the turn of the millennium, critical engagement with the materiality of art has proliferated. This seminar will tackle renewed investment in materiality within the discipline of art history and draw on perspectives from archaeology, philosophy, anthropology, conservation science, feminist and queer theory, and postcolonial studies, among others. Particular emphasis will be placed on the polycentrism of materiality as a theoretical lens that cuts across seemingly disjunct cultural, social, and political frames and subject positions. While this course focuses on the art of the ancient Mediterranean, students will be encouraged to bring their own subfields to bear on the material turn and to pursue research topics related their individual research goals. Open to interested students from all disciplines.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/6
  • PosTag(s): n/a

1525: Prints and Politics in the German Reformation
AS.010.702 (01)

Examines the involvement of prints, print culture, and the professional activity of the German painter-printmaker with the patterns of social and religious dissent, propagandizing, and political confrontation that marked the first decade of the Protestant Reformation, with a special focus on the revolutionary year 1525. Seminar includes planned visits to the print collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art and the National Gallery in Washington.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): HART-RENBAR

Theories and Works of “The Baroque”
AS.010.633 (01)

There is perhaps no more confounding, though also no more persistent, art historical concept than that of “the Baroque.” This course introduces students to foundational histories and critiques of “the Baroque” while exploring works of art that have proved central to these formulations. That is, this course will balance careful reading of historiography with close examination of works of art (both digitally presented and visited in local collections). Students will come away with a layered understanding of the Baroque objects—from relatively small-scale museum works to major architectural and sculptural monuments—and their place within the broader evolution of the history of art. Particular attention will be given to newer global and (post-)colonial approaches to notions of the Baroque, ultra-Baroque, and neo-Baroque.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): HART-RENBAR

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (05)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (04)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (03)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (06)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (11)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (07)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (01)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (10)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (08)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (02)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Special Research/Problems
AS.010.802 (09)

This course is for students who wish or need special instruction in areas of art history not included in the currently offered course

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (06)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (10)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (05)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (09)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (11)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (07)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Individual Work
AS.010.804 (08)

Students preparing dissertations will enroll in this course with the permission of their doctoral advisers.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available:
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.010.802 (04)Special Research/ProblemsLakey, Christopher 
AS.010.634 (01)Rethinking the Renaissance: Alternatives to "Early Modernity"M 3:00PM - 5:00PMCampbell, StephenGilman 177HART-RENBAR
AS.010.632 (01)Painting and SubjectivityW 4:00PM - 6:00PMWarnock, MollyGilman 177HART-MODERN
AS.010.802 (01)Special Research/ProblemsCampbell, Stephen 
AS.010.802 (02)Special Research/ProblemsFeldman, Marian 
AS.010.802 (03)Special Research/ProblemsMerback, Mitchell 
AS.010.629 (01)Periodization and its DiscontentsT 4:00PM - 6:00PMLakey, ChristopherGilman 177
AS.010.638 (01)Interrogating the Material TurnF 1:30PM - 4:00PMStager, Jennifer M SGilman 177
AS.010.702 (01)1525: Prints and Politics in the German ReformationW 1:30PM - 3:30PMMerback, MitchellGilman 177HART-RENBAR
AS.010.633 (01)Theories and Works of “The Baroque”Th 1:30PM - 4:00PMHyman, Aaron M.Gilman 177HART-RENBAR
AS.010.802 (05)Special Research/ProblemsStager, Jennifer M S 
AS.010.804 (04)Individual WorkLakey, Christopher 
AS.010.804 (03)Individual WorkMerback, Mitchell 
AS.010.802 (06)Special Research/ProblemsPereda, Felipe 
AS.010.802 (11)Special Research/ProblemsRustem, Unver 
AS.010.802 (07)Special Research/ProblemsWarnock, Molly 
AS.010.804 (01)Individual WorkCampbell, Stephen 
AS.010.802 (10)Special Research/ProblemsBrown, Rebecca Mary 
AS.010.802 (08)Special Research/ProblemsZchomelidse, Nino 
AS.010.804 (02)Individual WorkFeldman, Marian 
AS.010.802 (09)Special Research/ProblemsHyman, Aaron M. 
AS.010.804 (06)Individual WorkPereda, Felipe 
AS.010.804 (10)Individual WorkBrown, Rebecca Mary 
AS.010.804 (05)Individual WorkStager, Jennifer M S 
AS.010.804 (09)Individual WorkHyman, Aaron M. 
AS.010.804 (11)Individual WorkRustem, Unver 
AS.010.804 (07)Individual WorkWarnock, Molly 
AS.010.804 (08)Individual WorkZchomelidse, Nino