This course is taught in the form of seminars. It requires active participation from students, and is intended for those in their fourth year who have already engaged seriously with art history during their previous study. It aims to deepen students’ understanding of the methods used by art historians by introducing various debates about interpretation. Students are expected to write a paper concerning an area of art history or visual culture of their own choice, in which they demonstrate their sensitivity to questions of method.
Assessment: 100% coursework.
Prerequisite: At least one Fine Arts course at the 3000 level and three other Fine Arts courses at the 2000 or 3000 level.