FA - Fine Arts

FA 501 Art and Music Proseminar: Aesthetics, Culture, and History

This course will be devoted to ways of understanding the histories of music and the visual arts. These histories, sometimes intertwined, sometimes distinct, will be approached chronologically, and addressed through a variety of scholarly methods, including formal analysis, social history, Marxism, gender study, semiotics, deconstruction and others. Classes will be devoted to lectures by the designated faculty and selected guests, as well as selected reading, discussion. viewing and listening.




Fall Semester (Even Years)