HUMAN 20: "A Colloquium in the Visual Arts" - now open for registration

August 12, 2020
HUMAN 20: "A Colloquium in the Visual Arts" - now open for registration

This Fall, HAA is pleased to announce a new undergraduate lecture course: "HUMAN 20 - A Colloquium in the Visual Arts."

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, Labille-Guiard, Guo Xi, Muybridge, Beckmann, the EJI Memorial to Peace and Justice, Mughal Painting, Manet, and Hooke. Students will be introduced to significant works of art from different historical eras and cultural contexts, all while developing their critical thinking and analytical rigor. 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.

A Zoom event will be held on Monday August 17th to give interested students an opportunity to discuss the course further with those teaching it. More details about this event and how to enroll can be found in the course catalog and on the course website.

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