Instructor: Geiser, Reto
Introduction to architectural thought. Lectures and discussions focusing on practice and ideas that have exercised a significant influence on the discourse and production of architecture and urbanism. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both ARCH 225 and ARCH 525. (View Registrar Listing)
Instructor: Fleisher, Jeffrey B.
An examination of the way that archaeological evidence of the past has been used and viewed by particular groups at different times. Using case studies, the course considers issues of gender, race, Eurocentrism, political domination and legitimacy that emerge from critical analysis of representations of the past by archaeologists, museums, and collectors. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both ANTH 345 and ANTH 545. (View Registrar Listing)
Instructor: Domingues da Silva, Daniel B.
Provides students with an opportunity to examine the history of Africa in modern museums through readings, discussions, and analyses of exhibits. (View Registrar Listing)
Instructor: Stringer, Tish M.
Study of the expressive possibilities of documentary production using digital systems. Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor. (View Registrar Listing)
ART AND ENVIRONMENT
Instructor: Dib, Lina
This course delves into questions of environment, ecology and sustainability through the lens of contemporary art. From earthworks, to performance, to land art, activist art, and community-based practices, participants engage critically and creatively with contemporary practices. This course is eligible for credit toward the Environmental Studies minor. (View Registrar Listing)
ART IN PLACE AND PLACES FOR ART
Instructor: Granader, Nonya S.
Students will look closely at a curated selection of influential, Houston-based works of art, installations, and architecture from the past century to understand the context and ideas behind the emergence of modern and contemporary art and design. They will observe, analyze, and describe these primary sources using both words and images. (View Registrar Listing)
Instructor: Derrick, Scott S.
In the twentieth century and beyond, movies and television serve as an important source of mythologized national narratives (or somewhat faked news) from war movies, to westerns, to biopics of figures such as Kenneth Turing. Are their patterns of distortion at work, we can identify? How do we correct them? (View Registrar Listing)
Instructor: Costello, Robert L.
The aim of this course is to provide select students a practicum in museum work accompanied by an introduction to a history of museums, including the varieties of museums, their role in society and significant issues in museums today. (View Registrar Listing)
Instructor: Mulligan, John C.
This research-based course is conducted in partnership with cultural heritage institutions in Houston. Qualified and advanced students work 10 hours/week on site with curators, artists, archivists, center directors, and others to develop projects in specific research areas. Students meet regularly with instructor to discuss research and to present work at an end of semester symposium. Repeatable for Credit. (View Registrar Listing)