J-Term 2015 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ARTH 110 - 01 Introduction to Art History - T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 OEC 414
CRN: 10090 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Marsha G. Olson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Spring 2015 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ARTH 110 - 01 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 414
CRN: 20542 Instructor: Kara L. ZumBahlen Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 02 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 414
CRN: 20734 Instructor: Kara L. ZumBahlen Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 03 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 414
CRN: 20543 Instructor: Craig D. Eliason Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 04 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 414
CRN: 20544 Instructor: Craig D. Eliason Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 05 Introduction to Art History M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 414
CRN: 20545 Instructor: Robert P. Ferguson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 06 Introduction to Art History M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 414
CRN: 20546 Instructor: Robert P. Ferguson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 07 Introduction to Art History - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 414
CRN: 20547 Instructor: Beverly T. Hedin Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 08 Introduction to Art History - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 414
CRN: 20548 Instructor: Amy M. Mickelson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 09 Introduction to Art History - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 414
CRN: 20549 Instructor: William L. Barnes Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 10 Introduction to Art History - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 414
CRN: 20550 Instructor: William L. Barnes Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 11 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 311
CRN: 20577 Instructor: Kara L. ZumBahlen Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 12 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 203
CRN: 20578 Instructor: Sheila A. Dickinson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 13 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 203
CRN: 20735 Instructor: Sarah R. Muenster-Blakley Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 14 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 203
CRN: 20736 Instructor: Sarah R. Muenster-Blakley Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 15 Introduction to Art History M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 203
CRN: 20930 Instructor: Marsha G. Olson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 16 Introduction to Art History M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 203
CRN: 21236 Instructor: Marsha G. Olson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 17 Introduction to Art History - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 203
CRN: 21237 Instructor: Amy M. Mickelson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 18 Introduction to Art History M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 311
CRN: 21238 Instructor: Heather M. Shirey Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 19 Introduction to Art History M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 311
CRN: 21251 Instructor: Laura F. Miller Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 110 - 20 Introduction to Art History - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 311
CRN: 21311 Instructor: Amy M. Mickelson Through a series of case studies, this course examines the importance of art as cultural expression across time and from a global perspective. In each course section, students will analyze the style, subject, and patronage of works of art, and will explore art's relationship to religion, ideology, society and economy, gender roles, and the interaction of cultures. Case studies will include architecture, sculpture, painting, and other arts, such as ceramics, textiles, and photography. This course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity core requirements. Consult the department website for details about the specific sections offered.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 265 - 02 Art of Mesoamerica - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 203
CRN: 22522 Instructor: William L. Barnes A survey of Pre-Columbian art and architecture of Ancient Mesoamerica (parts of present day Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador). Specific artistic practices, iconography, and the cultural contexts of selected works of art and architecture will be covered. Course participants will be expected to address the significance of various culture groups within Mesoamerica and be able to discuss, in an informed manner, the salient characteristics and cultural context of slect major works of art and architecture. This course fulfills the fine arts and human diversity requirements within the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 270 - 02 Pacific Art M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 203
CRN: 22524 Instructor: Eric P. Kjellgren This course covers traditional as well as contemporary sculpture, painting, architecture, and body arts of Melanesia, Island Southeast Asia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Students will learn how material culture, along with the concepts of mana and tapu sustained highly stratified cultures in places such as Hawaii and New Zealand . They will also study more egalitarian societies in which cultures maintained a balanced relationship with their environment through beliefs and social practices. Examples of such societies include the Asmat, Komoro, and culture groups that inhabit the Geelvink Bay region. Students will have the opportunity to work with objects from the American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas (AMAA@UST). This course fulfills the fine arts and human diversity requirements within the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 275 - 01 Buddhist Art - - - - - - - -
CRN: 21624 Instructor: Staff Following a brief introduction to the origins of Buddhist art in India, this course will examine a selection of primary monuments and objects associated with Buddhism as practiced in China and Japan. The historical context, iconography, style and religious function of individual sites and objects will be considered in roughly chronological order. Larger topics relating to the production and reception of Buddhist art, such as its functional/ritual context, partonage and iconographical development, will be examined in class discussions of select articles. The goal of this course is to provide students with a foundational knowledge of the art and issues associated with the practice of Buddhism in traditional China and Japan. This course fulfills the fine arts and human diversity requirements within the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 280 - 01 Sacred Architecture & Space - - - - - - - -
CRN: 21625 Instructor: Staff Throughout history, humans have set aside spaces for religious purposes. Frequently these are the most visible remains or representatives of a culture and are keys to understanding the place of humans within the world and universe. This course examines sacred architecture and spaces from a variety of perspectives, including materials and structure, ritual function and liturgy, decoration, symbolism, physical context, and social/religious context. The course will examine not only Christian churches, but will also examine non-Christian and non-western traditions of religion and architecture. This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 282 - 02 History of Amer Architecture - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 203
CRN: 22523 Instructor: Victoria M. Young A survey of high style and vernacular architecture in the United States from the Native Americans to the present day. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: identify the major themes and styles in American architecture; recognize major monuments and their designers; and understand how an American identity was projected in architecture. This includes understanding American architecture and its relationship to corresponding developments in art, landscape, and the urban fabric. Emphasis will be placed on structures in Minnesota and the upper Midwest. This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 330 - 02 Churches/Mosques 1st Millen - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 203
CRN: 22525 Instructor: Michelle A. Nordtorp-Madson This course examines the formation and development of the first Christian and Islamic art and architecture during the first millennium C.E. of Europe and the Mediterranean. The class will examine the development of religious structures for these new religions, the role of visual images in both religious and secular contexts, and the influences that these cultures exerted on each other. Areas to be covered include: the Early Christian period; the Germanic, Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Scandinavian cultures of the sixth to eighth centuries; the Carolingian and Ottonian periods; Byzantine art and architecture; Islamic art and architecture. This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 335 - 01 Cathedral,Monastery,Calipha - - - - - - - -
CRN: 21626 Instructor: Staff A survey of the arts in Europe during the Romanesque and Gothic periods, c. 1000-1400. Emphasis will also be given to contemporaneous currents in Byzantine and Islamic art and their influence on the art of the West. This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 351 - 01 Romanticism to Impressionism - - - - - - - -
CRN: 21627 Instructor: Staff This course will investigate the history of European painting and sculpture from 1800 to 1880. It will consider the major trends of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism. It will also address art's response to and role in a European society marked by colonialism, industrialization, and the rise of urban mass culture. This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ARTH 481 - 01 Senior Paper Presentation - - - - - - - -
CRN: 20551 Instructor: Staff During the senior year, art history majors are expected to write a major research paper with an abstract and to describe the results of their research in an oral presentation to a departmental symposium to be held prior to graduation. The purpose of this paper and presentation is to allow the student to demonstrate competency in art historical methodology and to gain experience from presenting the results to a group of peers and faculty. The topic and instructor must be chosen in consultation with the department chair during the semester prior to writing the senior paper. Prerequisite: ARTH 110 (or 151 and 152 from previous catalog) and 211

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)