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HA3079: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES IN ART HISTORY (2019-2020)

Last modified: 28 Aug 2019 09:08


Course Overview

Unlike most other art history courses, this is a text-based course, which will focus on a number of selected ‘key texts’ by a range of authors from the history of art.  In most classes, the chosen texts, which you will read in advance, will be examined in relation to a small number of pre-chosen images.  Discussion will focus on the way in which the issues raised in a prescribed text can usefully illuminate (or otherwise!) the given images.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Mary Pryor

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • History Of Art (HA) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


Course Description

This course considers topics and controversies in the literature of art of all periods. Each seminar will address a particular problem or area by focusing on two or more 'key' texts. The ideological bases of the discourses of art history in different historical contexts will be examined. Themes include progress and decline, description and interpretation, idealism and naturalism, the question of style, iconography, genius and gender and post-modernism.


Contact Teaching Time

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Summative Assessments

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2x Written Assignments

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Feedback is given in a formal manner in staff response to student coursework and in responses to student group contributions in the seminar context. Informally, it is given throughout the duration of the course in class discussions.

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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

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