Theory and Method I
- Module Code:
- Year of study:
- Year 1
- Taught in:
- Term 1
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
On successful completion of this module s student will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad overview of different theoretical and methodological approaches used by art historians and archaeologists.
- critically assess the value of these approaches for the study of History of Art and Archaeology in Asia and Africa.
- selectively and critically apply appropriate theories and methodologies in their written work.
Two hour lecture; one hour tutorial
Method of assessment
- Précis (500 words; 10%)
- Dialogical Essay or Position Paper (1,000 words; 30%)
- Participation in lectures and tutorials (worth 10%)
- Final Essay (1,500 words; 50%)
- Fernie, Eric (1995) Art History and its Methods: A Critical Anthology London
- Grove Art Online - www.oxfordartonline.com
- Nelson, Robert and Robert Shiff (eds) Critical Terms for Art History Chicago and London
- Preziosi, Donald (ed) (1998) The Art of Art History: A Critical Anthology Oxford
- Renfrew, Colin and Bahn, Paul (2004, 4th edition) Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice London