School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

Art History

Not all the courses listed below will be offered in any one year; a few are offered only infrequently. A list of the expected offerings with detailed course descriptions is available from the department in July or August each year.

The content of the courses designated Studies or Topics and listed without further description in the calendar varies from year to year.

An * denotes a one-term, or, half- course (3.0 credit units).

ARTH-800*     Introduction to Professional and Pedagogical Skills
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-802* Studies in the History of Prints and Drawings
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-804*  Studies in Critical and Cultural Theory
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-805*     Art Historiography    
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-806*     Studies in Iconography   
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-807*     Studies in the History of Renaissance Painting Technique   
Offered jointly with ARTH-407; Winter; R. Spronk

ARTH-809*     Conservation and Art History  
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-810* Museums, Collecting and Culture I
Winter; J. Bevilacqua

ARTH-811*  Museums, Collecting and Culture II  
Not offered  2020-21.

ARTH-812* Studies in Visual and Material Culture 
Not offered  2020-21.

ARTH-813* Studies in Indigenous Visual and Material Culture
Not offered  2020-21.

ARTH-837*     Medieval Art I   
Fall, M.Reeve

ARTH-838*     Medieval Art II     
Not offered  2020-21.

ARTH-839*     Medieval Art III     
Not offered  2020-21.

ARTH-840*     Studies in Italian Renaissance Art I     
Offered jointly with ARTH-485; Fall; U. D’Elia. Anticipated course fee: $30

ARTH-841*     Studies in Italian Renaissance Art II 
 Fall, U. D’Elia

ARTH-842*     Studies in Italian Renaissance Art III   
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-844*     Studies in Northern Renaissance Art  
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-845*     Studies in Northern European Art of the 17th-Century I     
Offered jointly with ARTH-496; Fall; S. Dickey.

ARTH-846*     Studies in Northern European Art of the 17th-Century II  
Not offered 2020-21.
    
ARTH-847*     Studies in Southern European Art of the 17th-Century I     
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-848*     Studies in Southern European Art of the 17th-Century II 
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-849*     Studies in 18th-Century European Art 
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-850*  Studies in 19th-Century Art I
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-851* Studies in 19th-Century Art II
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-854*   Studies in Baroque
This course will examine topics in Baroque and Rococo painting, sculpture, architecture, and the so-called decorative arts in Europe, colonial Asia, colonial Latin America, and/or colonial North America. Winter, G.Bailey

ARTH-855* Studies in Rococo
This course will examine topics in Rococo painting, sculpture, architecture, and the so-called decorative arts in Europe, colonial Asia, colonial Latin America, and/or colonial North America. 
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-860* Cultural Heritage Preservation I
Cultural heritage preservation will be considered through historical and theoretical documents and with the analyses of approaches using case-studies drawn from UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The impact of war on heritage will be stressed. The goal is to provide an advanced introduction to the subject and to enable focused research on specific sites. Winter; C. Hoeniger.

ARTH-861* Cultural Heritage Preservation II
This course explores the preservation of cultural heritage in Europe during the 20th century, focusing on the impact of the two world wars and the Balkans conflict of the 1990s on historical art and architecture.
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-862*     History of Photography I     
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-863*     History of Photography II
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-864*    Studies in Modern Art I
Fall; A. Morehead.

ARTH-865*  Studies in Modern Art II
Fall; A. Morehead.

ARTH-868*     Studies in Contemporary Art I     
Fall; J. Kennedy

ARTH-869* Studies in Contemporary Art II
 

ARTH-870*  Studies in Canadian Art and Architecture I
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-871*  Studies in Canadian Art and Architecture II
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-874*     Studies in Architectural History I
Not offered 2020-21. 

ARTH-875*     Studies in Architectural History II   
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-876*  Studies in Curatorial Practice & Cultural Policy I
Offered jointly with ARTH-434; Winter; N. Vorano.

ARTH-877* Studies in Curatorial Practice & Cultural Policy II
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-878* Studies in Experimental & New Media I
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-879* Studies in Experimental & New Media II
Not offered 2020-21.

ARTH-880*     Agnes Etherington Art Centre Practicum     
Fall, winter, or summer.  Various instructors.

ARTH-890*     Directed Research in a Cultural Institution     
This course is intended to provide graduate students an opportunity to undertake a directed research project in an art gallery, museum, or archive. The research will focus on some aspect of the chosen institution's collection and will be supervised by a specialist in that area who works at the institution or co-supervised by such a specialist and a faculty member. Fall, winter, or summer.

ARTH 897*     Directed Reading     
Individual directed reading course under the guidance of a faculty member in an area of the instructor's expertise.   Fall or Winter.

ARTH-898*     Research Paper     

ARTH-899*     Master's Thesis Research     

ARTH-904*     Special Area Examination I     

ARTH-905*     Special Area Examination II     

ARTH-906*     General Area Examination III     

ARTH-907*     Research Project at the Art Gallery of Ontario     

ARTH-908*     Special Research Seminar     

ARTH 997*     Directed Reading     
Individual directed reading course under the guidance of a faculty member in an area of the instructor's expertise.  This course is normally reserved for Doctoral students. Fall or Winter

ARTH-999*     Ph.D. Thesis Research