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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we do not yet know to what extent classes will be held remotely or in-person. However, we will strive to ensure that our majors have access to the classes they need and that the classes we offer this spring are as close to this list as possible.

SUBJ COURSE MTG SEC TITLE DAYS START END RM BUILDING INSTRUCTOR
ARTH 52 LEC 1 FYS: CELTS–DRUID CULTURE MWF 11:15 AM 12:05 PM 116 Hanes Art Center VERKERK
ARTH 54H LEC 1 FYS: ART, WAR, REVOLUTION TR 12:30 PM 1:45 PM 116 Hanes Art Center SHERMAN
ARTH 152 LEC 1 HIST OF WEST ART II MWF 1:25 PM 2:15 PM Ozerkevich
ARTH 159 LEC 1 FILM EXPERIENCE MW 3:35 PM 4:25 PM 104 Peabody Hall Bauer
ARTH 159 REC 601 FILM EXPERIENCE R 8:00 AM 8:50 AM 116 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 159 REC 602 FILM EXPERIENCE R 9:55 AM 10:45 AM 118 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 159 REC 603 FILM EXPERIENCE F 9:05 AM 9:55 AM
ARTH 159 REC 604 FILM EXPERIENCE F 10:10 AM 11:00 AM 116 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 159 REC 605 FILM EXPERIENCE F 11:15 AM 12:05 PM 118 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 159 REC 606 FILM EXPERIENCE F 12:20 PM 1:10 PM 116 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 161 LEC 1 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART MW 11:15 AM 12:05 PM 104 Peabody Hall Cao
ARTH 161 REC 601 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART R 9:55 AM 10:45 AM
ARTH 161 REC 602 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART F 8:00 AM 8:50 AM 116 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 161 REC 603 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART F 9:05 AM 9:55 AM 118 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 161 REC 604 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART F 10:10 AM 11:00 AM 118 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 161 REC 605 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART F 11:15 AM 12:05 PM 218 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 161 REC 606 INTRO TO AMERICAN ART F 12:20 PM 1:10 PM 117 Hanes Art Center
ARTH 255 LEC 1 AFRICAN ART AND CULTURE TR 8:00 AM 9:15 AM 218 Hanes Art Center ROVINE
ARTH 267 LEC 1 LAT AM MODERNISMS TR 2:00 PM 3:15 PM 117 Hanes Art Center DOUGLAS
ARTH 271 LEC 1 HIGH REN ART IN ITALY TR 8:00 AM 9:15 AM 118 Hanes Art Center Guthrie
ARTH 284 LEC 1 MODERN 2: 1905-1960 TR 3:30 PM 4:45 PM 117 Hanes Art Center SHERMAN
ARTH 287 LEC 1 AFRICAN AMER ART TR 9:30 AM 10:45 AM 218 Hanes Art Center BOWLES
ARTH 302 LEC 1 FASHIONING IDENTITIES TR 12:30 PM 1:45 PM 218 Hanes Art Center WILLIAMS
ARTH 391 LEC 1 RESEARCH SEMINAR TR 9:30 AM 10:45 AM 116 Hanes Art Center WILLIAMS
ARTH 452 LEC 1 BRAZILIAN MODERNISM TR 11:00 AM 12:15 PM 117 Hanes Art Center DOUGLAS
ARTH 461 LEC 1 ARCHAIC GREEK SCULP MWF 10:10 AM 11:00 AM 221 Murphey Hall
ARTH 466 LEC 1 HIST OF ILLUMIN MSS MWF 9:05 AM 9:55 AM 116 Hanes Art Center VERKERK
ARTH 476 LEC 1 ROMAN PAINTING TR 9:30 AM 10:45 AM 111 Murphey Hall Valladares
ARTH 588 LEC 1 CURRENT ISSUES IN ART TR 12:30 PM 1:45 PM 118 Hanes Art Center LEVINE
ARTH 850 LEC 1 METHODS M 2:30 PM 5:15 PM 117 Murphey Hall MAGEE
ARTH 852 LEC 1 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT R 2:00 PM 4:50 PM 118 Hanes Art Center ROVINE
ARTH 982 LEC 1 SEMINAR IN AMERICAN ART W 2:30 PM 5:10 PM 118 Hanes Art Center Cao
ARTH 987 LEC 1 AFRICAN AMERICAN ART T 2:00 PM 4:50 PM 118 Hanes Art Center BOWLES
ARTH 588: Current Issues in Art – Technology, Art, Politics
TTh 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM / Instructor: Levine

This seminar-style course will critically examine the relationships between technology and art in modern culture, with particular emphasis on the implicit and explicit politics of such relationships. We will explore histories of art, aesthetics, scientific thinking, and mechanical production as ongoing struggles over notions of social progress and emancipation, alienation and domination. We will think through the realities and myths of technological devices as tools by which people extend themselves out into the world, connecting, (re)producing, and engaging with sensual, intellectual, and material apparatuses. This course will focus on the aesthetic politics of technology—the possibilities and limits of critically engaging in the making and distribution of images and objects, information and knowledge, and the challenges posed by and to artistic production.


ARTH 982: Seminar in American Art – Media and Materiality
W 2:30 PM – 5:10 PM / Instructor: Cao

This is a course about matter. At one end of our spectrum of interrogation will be material culture, from artistic masterpieces to mundane, everyday goods. How do objects embody cultural, social, or psychological systems? What modes of exchange do they facilitate or hinder? At the other end of our spectrum is media, which we often assume to be abstract and immaterial (especially now that our lives are more virtual than ever). This course will attempt to make visible the materiality of intangible networks and interrogate the objecthood of technologies.

Studies of materiality, or the agency of matter, has challenged the anthropocentric legacy of many academic disciplines, but many recent theoretical interventions also tend to be untethered from actual artifacts. This course will explore an interdisciplinary set of ideas emerging from thing theory, new materialism, and media archeology and consider their methodological potential for the study of artworks and other material objects. We will examine matter as malleable, portable, and destructible as well as subject to circulation, transformation, and translation. Each week’s reading will include theoretical texts paired with object-based scholarship. Students will research a single artifact throughout the term and be expected to complete oral presentations and a seminar paper on the basis of their ongoing research. While many of readings will concern Euro-American topics from the eighteenth century to the present, student projects may engage with any geographical region or historical period.

sample artwork representative of course content
Unknown artist (British), Eye Miniature (early nineteenth century)
Watercolor on ivory, diamonds, pearls, gold
sample artwork representative of course content
Nam June Paik, Buddha Watching TV (1974/1997)
Stone sculpture, soil, closed circuit video camera, video monitor, tripod, plywood base.
SUBJ COURSE SEC MTG TITLE DAYS START END RM BUILDING INSTRUCTOR INSTRUCTION MODE
ARTH 55H 1 LEC ART, GENDER, AND POWER TR 9:45 AM 11:00 AM STRING Remote – online only
ARTH 61 1 LEC FYS INTRO AFAM ART MWF 10:40 AM 11:30 AM BOWLES Remote – online only
ARTH 113 001 LEC ART AND SPORTS MW 9:20 AM 10:10 AM WILLIAMS Remote – online only
ARTH 113 601 REC ART AND SPORTS R 11:30 AM 12:20 PM Muhammad Remote – online only
ARTH 113 602 REC ART AND SPORTS F 4:00 PM 4:50 PM Muhammad Remote – online only
ARTH 113 603 REC ART AND SPORTS F 10:40 AM 11:30 AM Elston Remote – online only
ARTH 113 604 REC ART AND SPORTS F 9:20 AM 10:10 AM Elston Remote – online only
ARTH 113 605 REC ART AND SPORTS R 8:00 AM 8:50 AM Duvall Remote – online only
ARTH 113 606 REC ART AND SPORTS R 10:10 AM 11:00 AM Duvall Remote – online only
ARTH 113 607 REC ART AND SPORTS F 9:20 AM 10:10 AM Holmes Remote – online only
ARTH 113 608 REC ART AND SPORTS F 8:00 AM 8:50 AM Holmes Remote – online only
ARTH 151 1 LEC HIST OF WEST ART I MWF 8:00 AM 8:50 AM 307 Manning Hall Guthrie Face to Face/Hybrid – mixed
ARTH 153 990 LEC INTRO TO SOUTH ASIAN ART Wellington Remote – online only
ARTH 155 1 LEC AFRICAN ART SURVEY MW 2:40 PM 3:30 PM Maples Remote – online only
ARTH 155 601 REC AFRICAN ART SURVEY F 10:40 AM 11:30 AM 307 Manning Hall Fikrig Face to Face/Hybrid – mixed
ARTH 155 602 REC AFRICAN ART SURVEY F 2:40 PM 3:30 PM Hunkins Remote – online only
ARTH 155 603 REC AFRICAN ART SURVEY F 8:00 AM 8:50 AM Fikrig Remote – online only
ARTH 155 604 REC AFRICAN ART SURVEY R 1:15 PM 2:05 PM 304 Woollen Gym Hunkins Face to Face/Hybrid – mixed
ARTH 160 1 LEC ART OF MESOAMERICA MW 1:20 PM 2:10 PM DOUGLAS Remote – online only
ARTH 160 601 REC ART OF MESOAMERICA F 1:20 PM 2:10 PM 2401 Knapp Zhou Hyflex – in person and online
ARTH 160 602 REC ART OF MESOAMERICA R 8:00 AM 8:50 AM Zhou Remote – online only
ARTH 160 603 REC ART OF MESOAMERICA F 1:20 PM 2:10 PM Snow Remote – online only
ARTH 160 604 REC ART OF MESOAMERICA R 11:30 AM 12:20 PM 5002 Loudermilk Snow Hyflex – in person and online
ARTH 264 1 LEC MED ART IN W EUROPE TR 9:45 AM 11:00 AM VERKERK Remote – online only
ARTH 270 1 LEC EARLY REN ART IN ITALY TR 8:00 AM 9:15 AM Wu Remote – online only
ARTH 272 1 LEC N EUROPEAN ART: I TR 11:30 AM 12:45 PM BRACHMANN Remote – online only
ARTH 282 990 LEC MODERNISM I Ozerkevich Remote – online only
ARTH 285H 1 LEC ART SINCE 1960 MWF 10:40 AM 11:30 AM LEVINE Remote – online only
ARTH 301 1 LEC IRISH ART & ARCHITECTURE TR 1:15 PM 2:30 PM VERKERK Remote – online only
ARTH 360 1 LEC DEATH AND COMMEMORATION TR 3:00 PM 4:15 PM BRACHMANN Remote – online only
ARTH 383 1 LEC MODERN ARCHITECTURE MWF 4:00 PM 4:50 PM G202 Murray Bauer Hyflex – in person and online
ARTH 387 1 LEC 20TH C AFRI AM ART MWF 1:20 PM 2:10 PM BOWLES Remote – online only
ARTH 445 1 LEC MEXICAN MURAL RENAISSANCE TR 1:15 PM 2:30 PM 301 Davie DOUGLAS Face to Face/Hybrid – mixed
ARTH 551 1 LEC INTRO MUSEUM STUDIES F 9:20 AM 12:00 PM WILLIAMS Remote – online only
ARTH 957 1 LEC SEMINAR IN AFRICAN ART T 3:00 PM 5:40 PM MAGEE Remote – online only
ARTH 971 1 LEC SEM IN RENAISSANCE ART M 4:00 PM 6:40 PM 306 Peabody Hall STRING Face to Face/Hybrid – mixed
ARTH 980 1 LEC SEMINAR IN MODERN ART R 4:45 PM 7:25 PM 306 Peabody Hall SHERMAN Face to Face/Hybrid – mixed
ARTH 991 1 LEC GRADUATE WRITING SEMINAR W 4:00 PM 6:40 PM LEVINE Remote – online only
Undergraduates
  1. To request an independent study (ARTH 396), email the faculty member you wish to work with. To request credit for an internship by enrolling in an Art History Practicum (ARTH 293), email the Director of Undergraduate Studies for Art History well in advance of the start of your internship.
  2. Submit an Online Learning Contract for approval via OLCM. OLCM student instructions are available here.
  3. Once your learning contract has been fully approved, monitor your inbox for an enrollment confirmation email from the Student Services Specialist.

Graduates
  1. To request an independent study, email the faculty member you wish to work with.
  2. If the faculty member agrees to work with you, please have them email the Student Services Specialist so you can be enrolled.
  3. Monitor your inbox for an enrollment confirmation email from the Student Services Specialist.
Current UNC Students

Students registered for courses in the same term may audit an Art History course without paying an additional fee. Unregistered students may audit a course for $20.

  1. To audit Art History courses, email the course instructor and request permission to audit.
  2. Once permission is obtained, please request an audit form.
  3. Monitor your inbox for an email confirming that your form is ready to be picked up. Your email confirmation will contain further instructions.

Community Members

Community members wishing to audit an Art History course may do so for a $20 fee.

  1. To audit Art History courses, email the course instructor and request permission to audit. Recitations (designated as REC on the course schedule) are designed to be taken in conjunction with their matching lecture course and are not available for audit unless otherwise noted by the lecture instructor.
  2. If the instructor agrees to a course audit, please request an audit form. Due to a high volume of requests and limited faculty availability, audit forms can sometimes take a while to prepare. Your patience is appreciated while the Student Services Specialist works to arrange your course audit.
  3. Once your form is ready, the Student Services Specialist will contact you with instructions on registration and payment.

Additional Information

Visit the Registrar’s website for information regarding general provisions, class participation, records, and fees.