NEW FAAH COURSES FOR SPRING 2016

Welcome back AUB students, faculty, and staff. The FAAH department is pleased to be offering a number of new courses for the Spring 2016 semester. There is also a new Humanities course for Freshmen: FAAH 170 Studio Arts for Freshmen

See some of the flyers below for more information:

FAAH229K
FAAH 229 K – The Medium is Political

FAAH 229L ART AND LABOR
FAAH 229L Art + Labor
A course on Photography: FAAH 209F-Image as Origin
A course on Photography: FAAH 209F-Image as Origin
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FAAH 203E / ENGL 244X / MCOM291G–Narrative & New Media
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FAAH 203D–Video Art
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DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES: Art History Seminars

SEMINARS in art history

The Art History seminars revolve around key methodological texts that have shaped the discipline in the European context since the 16th century. Centered on student- and faculty-led discussions, the seminars critically revisit and investigate art historiographical methods and influential theories from other fields, such as linguistics, literary theory, psychoanalysis, and social and political theory.

The seminars are bi-weekly and are  open to AUB students and faculty members from other disciplines. If you are interested in learning more about the seminars, please email Dr. Hala Auji at ha156@aub.edu.lb or Dr. Angela Harutyunyan at angela.harutyunyan@gmail.com.

Required readings will be circulated to all seminar attendees in advance of meetings.


FALL 2015 Seminar Schedule

The schedule is subject to change. Seminar attendees will be notified of any changes.

  • October 14 Introduction to Kant | Discussion leader: Dr. Courtney Fugate (CVSP/PHIL)
  • October 28 | Kant’s Aesthetic Judgment | Discussion leader: Dr. Sami Khatib (Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, CAH)
  • November 11 | Introduction to Hegel + Hegel’s Philosophy of Art | Discussion leaders: Dr. Eric Goodfield (CVSP/PSPA) + Seminar Student (TBD)
  • November 25 | Alois Riegl | Discussion leader: Dr. Anneka Lenssen (UC Berkeley)
Paul Delvaux, Pygmalion, 1939, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Belgium. https://www.fine-arts-museum.be/fr/la-collection/paul-delvaux-pygmalion
Paul Delvaux, Pygmalion, 1939, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Belgium. https://www.fine-arts-museum.be/fr/la-collection/paul-delvaux-pygmalion