HUMAN 20 - A Colloquium in the Visual Arts

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

David Roxburgh, Joseph Koerner, Jennifer Roberts, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Jinah Kim, with special lectures by Yukio Lippit.

An introduction to major works of art and architecture from around the world, co-taught by a team of professors. Subjects include Eadweard Mybridge and photography, Hokusai, the Parthenon and Persepolis, Albrecht Dürer, women artists, Zen Buddhist art, Max Beckmann, the illustrated Bhagavata Purana, Mughal painting, Edouard Manet, and Robert Hooke. Consists of one 75-minute lecture plus a 60-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: The course is open to all undergraduate students. 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.