Module Identifier AH10220  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Ms Moira M Vincentelli  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Mr Christopher P Webster, Professor John Harvey, Mr Robert K Meyrick, Mr Simon J Pierse  

Learning outcomes

On completion of this modules students should:

Brief description

Module   AH 10220   

Module Title Special Topics in Art History and Visual Culture

Academic Year 2002-3

Course Co-ordinator   Moira Vincentelli

Other Staff John Harvey, Simon Pierse, Robert Meyrick, Chris Webster, Julian Ruddock

Semester 1&2 (thin module)

Workshops 20 (one and a half hour classes)
Assessment   Each unit will be assessed by an essay written in class (hour and a half) with the questions given out one week in advance. Each essay will be worth 25%.

Brief description

This is a 20 credit module where students are taught in smaller groups. There are four 5-week sessions over the two semesters with each unit based on a specific theme. Each specialist topic has a co-ordinator who will be the main teacher. There will normally be at least 8 in the year with 2 specialist topic units running parallel in each session. These will take the form of five one and a half-hour workshops with some student presentations and regular preparation. The aim of the course is to develop reading and research skills in relation to a defined topic or period and to formulate and exchange ideas in group discussion Topics include: Art and the Domestic Space, Gender and Art, the Self Portrait, Renaissance Option, Camera Culture, Visual Culture of Religion, Print and Conflict, Going Wild - Nature, Landscape and the Artist.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module students should
Be confident in expressing ideas about art and visual culture, orally and in writing
Be able to use the resources in the library effectively
Be confident about group working and sharing and exchanging ideas.
Have an in depth understanding of selected topics in art history or theory

Short Bibliography



This module is at CQFW Level 4