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Subject Code - ARTH (Art History)

Not every course is given every year. For details of current offerings, consult the departmental website at www.ahva.ubc.ca. Students wishing to take fourth-year seminars should normally have had a closely related third-year course and are advised to check with the instructor in this regard. Credit will be given to either the current ARTH listing or its former FINA equivalent.

Course Title
ARTH 101 Ways of Seeing: Introduction to Visual Studies
ARTH 102 Crisis and Contradiction in Art and the Built Environment
ARTH 225 Art in Europe to the Sixteenth Century
ARTH 226 Art in an Era of Global Expansion
ARTH 227 Art and the Visual Environment in the Modern and Post-modern Periods
ARTH 262 Indigenous Arts of North America
ARTH 300 Seminar on Methods and Approaches in Art History
ARTH 319 The Archaeology of Ancient Iraq and Syria: Babylon and Beyond
ARTH 320 Entangled Worlds: Spain and Colonial Latin America (1500-1700)
ARTH 322 Early Modern Italian Art and Culture (ca. 1550-1700)
ARTH 338 Visual Culture in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution (1715-1830)
ARTH 339 19th-Century Art and Social Space
ARTH 340 20th Century Art and Culture: The Triumph and Demise of Modernism
ARTH 341 20th Century Art and Culture: The Postmodern
ARTH 345 History of Photography: Archive, Spectacle, Reality
ARTH 350 Grounding the Islamic Image
ARTH 352 Historic India: Images, Temples and the Construction of Indian Art History
ARTH 358 Chinese Art for the Afterlife
ARTH 360 Chinese Painting: Word and Image
ARTH 369 Art in Japan: Modern Visual Culture
ARTH 377 Arts of the Northwest Coast Peoples: The South
ARTH 380 Art as Technology
ARTH 382 Is Art History Queer?
ARTH 410 Seminar in African Art
ARTH 439 Seminar in 18th and 19th-Century Visual Culture
ARTH 440A Seminar in Modern and Contemporary Art - MOD & CONTEM ART
ARTH 443 Seminar in Canadian Art
ARTH 445 Film and the City
ARTH 448 Seminar in North American Architecture
ARTH 476 Seminar in North American Aboriginal Art
ARTH 479 Performance Actions and Approaches
ARTH 480 Visual and Digital Media Theory
ARTH 499 Honours Essay
ARTH 540A Studies in 20th Century Art - 20TH CENT ART
ARTH 550 Studies in Art in the Islamic World
ARTH 551A Studies in Chinese Art - CHN ART
ARTH 553A Studies in Japanese Art - JAPANESE ART
ARTH 555A Studies in South and Southeast Asian Art - SE ASIAN ART
ARTH 571 The Methodology of Art History
ARTH 577A Directed Reading - DIR READING
ARTH 577B Directed Reading - DIR READING
ARTH 577C Directed Reading - DIR READING
ARTH 599 Master's Thesis
ARTH 649 Doctoral Dissertation