This unit brings students into sustained contact with objects in the CCW Museum and challenges students to research and curate them. It is designed to build and test the key skills of art historians 'in the world' -from basic analysis of materials and techniques to complex questions of cultural meaning- by analyzing objects and the challenges they pose.
1x2hr object seminar/week, 1x1hr group meeting/week
1x1500wd Individual reflective journal (30%), 1x1500wd equivalent group exhibition project (30%), 1x600wd individual object research task, 1x900wd small group presentation (25%)
12 cred points at 2000 level in the Art History major