HUMAN 20 - A Colloquium in the Visual Arts

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Yukio Lippit, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Joseph Koerner, Jennifer L. Roberts, David Roxburgh, Sarah Lewis

Mondays, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

An introduction to major works of art and architecture from around the world, co-taught by a team of six professors. Subjects include Frederick Douglass and Photography, Hokusai, the Parthenon and Persepolis, Dürer, women artists, Zen Buddhist Art, Muybridge, Beckmann, the EJI Memorial to Peace and Justice, Mughal Painting, Manet, and Hooke. Consists of one 75-minute lecture plus a 75-minute discussion seminar led by the professors every week. Students will also participate in weekly looking labs and special lectures, workshops and screenings outside the class. 

Note: Students who complete Humanities 20 meet the General Education distribution requirement for Arts & Humanities. No auditors are allowed, and the course may not be taken Pass/Fail. Enrollment is limited to 72.