COLQ: ART HISTORICAL STUDIES

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Art History

Course Number: 
260
Institution: 
Smith College
Topics course. What did it mean to be Victorian in America? How was art defined during this period? Using material culture as a guide this course will explore how Americans shaped their homes, gardens, parks, and museums as expressions of their values and aspirations. Students will learn about the production and consumption of Victorian household furnishings and domestic technology. They will develop the skills and knowledge needed to explore how objects, people and meaning intersect. Themes will include the role of material culture in constructing American identity and in defining the meaning of class, race, and gender. Enrollment limited to 18.
Comments: 

Topic: Material Culture of Victorian America.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
39434-S13

Course Sections

COLQ: ART HISTORICAL STUDIES
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Nan Wolverton

nwolvert@smith.edu

TTh 09:00-10:20

HILLYR 103