Research and Writing
Students will develop art historical research skills by conducting advanced research focused on a single work of art produced in southern Mexico and Central America. Students will apply methodological approaches acquired in ARTHC 300 to their topic. Students will situate their informed, original ideas within the best art historical publications on their subject. Students will demonstrate familiarity with advanced research skills and best research practices as taught by the course professor and supported by the HBLL Art History research guides. Students will apply the formatting of an acceptable style guide with exactness to the completed research paper.
Mexican and Central American Art: Antiquity to Present
Students will acquire a solid foundation in the historical context of the art of southern Mexico and Central America from antiquity to present. Students will be able to articulate the characteristics of the styles, processes, ideologies, and philosophies of key monuments.