Please note that the lecture schedule below is liable (nay, doomed) to change, but we will cover the material indicated. See the Current Academic Calendar for deadlines including adding, dropping, and withdrawing. A General Note on the Reading: Readings are indicated for each week. Note also that our text comes equipped with maps and a Glossary. You are expected to use the correct terminology as expressed in the texts and the lectures in your exams and writing.
A NOTE ON THE SCHEDULE: The schedule below reflects all three sections being given this semester. The Monday night class will of course be rather different in format: we will cover about one chapter a session with a quiz about every other session. This section will have a quiz about every other class meeting, beginning Monday, February 11
Week One: January 14-17
- Background. Also, explore the course Web site.
- Reading: The Introduction and Chapter 14. Take a look at The 14th Century Monuments Page
- Lectures on Sienese Art From the University of Leeds; esp. interesting for us is Prof. Matthew Treherne on "Duccio and the Flowering of Sienese Art."
Week Two: January 21-24
- Monday, January 21: Martin Luther King Day: no regular classes
- Reading: Chapter 15. "Piety, Passion, and Politics: 15th-Cenury Art in Northern Europe and Spain." Continue with The 15th Century monuments list.
- THURSDAY, 24 January: First Quiz All about the Quizzes right here.
Week Three: January 28-January 31
- Reading: Continue Chapter 15Week Four: February 4-7 February
- 15th Century Italian Art : Chapter 16: "Humanism and the Allure of Antiquity: 15th-Century Italian Art."
- Second Quiz THURSDAY The Quiz material will be chosen from Chapter 15.Week Five: February 11-14
- Continue 15th Century Italian Art
Here the link to this artWeek Six: February 18-22
- Chapter : Chapter 17: "Beauty, Science, and Spirit in Italian Art: The High Renaissance and Mannerism". Here is the list of monuments to be covered.
- Third Quiz THURSDAY This quiz will cover Chapter 16 (15th-century Italian art) plus the 19th- and 20th-century art also discussed.Week Seven: February 25-February 28
- QUIZ Monday Night Class (On Chapter 16)
- Reading: Chapter 18: "The Age of Reformation."
- Monuments List for Venice and the ReformationWeek Seven: March 3-6
- The Midterm THURSDAY March 6
- Reading: Chapter 19: "Of Popes, Peasants, Monarchs, and Merchants: Baroque Art."
- Monuments List for Baroque ArtWeek Eight: March 10-13 SPRING VACATION
Go to Italy!! Or France!! Or Canada!! Or...!!Week Nine: March 17-20
- Reading: Continue Chapter 19Week Ten: March 24-27
- THURSDAY: Fourth Quiz! NOTE; Different Quizzes for Different Sections
- Monday class: Venetian art.
- TTh 9:30 class: Mannerism and Chapter 18--16th-Century Northern European art.
- TTh 11:00 class: Chapter 18--16th-Century Northern European art.
- Reading: Continue Chapter 19Week Eleven: March 31-April 3
- Reading: Chapter 20: "The Enlightenment and Its Legacy: Art of the Late 18th through the Mid-19th Century."Week Twelve: April 8-11
- Quiz for Monday class: 8 April : 17TH CENTURY SPAIN, and 17TH CENTURY FLANDERS AND HOLLAND
- Fifth Quiz on THURSDAY 11 April : Tuesday/Thursday class (both sections): 17th Century Flanders and 17th-Century Holland.
- Reading: "The Rise of Modernism: Art of the Later 19th Century"Week Thirteen: April 14-17
- Reading: Continue Chapter 21Week Fourteen: April 21-24
- Sixth Quiz:
- Monday class: 22 April Eighteenth Century Art: Watteau to the U.S. Capitol
- Tuesday/Thursday class Tuesday, 23 April (both sections): Eighteenth Century Art: Watteau to the U.S. Capitol
- Reading: Chapter 22: "The Development of Modernist Art: The Early 20th Century"
- Friday, April 25 Last Day of Class
- April 30 to May 7: FINAL EXAMS
End of the Course
Final Exam Schedule
Section JX: Monday 5:00 to 7:40. Final is Monday May 5, 5:00 to 7:30
Section O: TTh 9:30-10:45. Final is Wednesday May 7, 8:00 a.m to 10:30 a.m.
Section P: TTh 11:00-12:15. Final is Monday May 5, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
NO EARLY EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN
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