Courses

Our electives are designed to enliven your degree, regardless of area of study. We offer dozens of courses—all of which are open to students in any department. Whether you are a pop culture enthusiast, passionate about art and museums, or wanting to dip back further in history, we have something to offer you. 

We live in an increasingly visual world. From fashion and advertising to film, graffiti and digital culture itself, our courses will keep you in sync with society.

AHVS Undergraduate Learning Outcomes

AHVS Areas of Study for Honours & Majors Students

Program Planning Worksheet

 

As our course selection varies from year to year, here are the courses currently being offered in the 2019/20 academic year:

Summer 2020

Course Title Schedule Instructor

AHVS 300A CRN 31267

Masterpieces of Art and Architecture

M,T,W,R,F 

10:30-12:30

11-May to 3-Jun

Dennine Dudley

AHVS 310D  CRN 31268

Environmental Art

M,T,W,R,F

12:30-2:30

11-May to 3-Jun

 

Dennine Dudley

AHVS 392 A01

CRN 31269

Special Topics in AHVS: Family in Film

M,T,W,R,F

2:30-4:30

11-May to 3-Jun

Mitchell Parry

AHVS 392 A02

CRN 31295

Special Topics in AHVS: The End-Apocalyptic Themes in Film

M,T,W,R,F

2:30-4:30

4-Jun to 26-Jun

Mitchell Parry

Spring 2020

Course Title Schedule Instructor

AHVS 121 CRN 20034 

Understanding Visual Communication

M,R 3:30-4:20 Dennine Dudley

AHVS 202 CRN 20039

Confronting The Object

T 1:30-4:20 Marcus Milwright

AHVS 311B CRN 20045

Looking and the History of Perception

M,R 10:00-11:20 Catherine Harding

AHVS 295B CRN 20040

Introduction to Film Studies

T 2:30-5:20 Mitchell Parry

AHVS 311F CRN 20046

Horror Video Games M,R 11:30-12:50 David Christopher

AHVS 330C CRN 20047

The Body in indian art M,W 16:30-17:50 Astri Wright

AHVS 341C CRN 20048

Michelangelo and Leonardo

M,R 1:00-2:20 Catherine Harding

AHVS 346C CRN 20049

Visual Culture in Jane Austen's World

T,W,F 10:30-11:20 Melissa Berry

AHVS 348 CRN 23810

Intro Islamic Archaeology

M,W,R 2:30-3:20 Marcus Milwright

AHVS 354 CRN 20050

Medieval Islamic Art and Architecture

T,W,F 12:30-1:20 Ambreen Hussaini

AHVS 330B CRN 20051

Later Arts of South Asia

T,R 4:30-5:50 Melia Belli

AHVS 362C CRN 20052

Issues in Contemporary Art

M,R 1:00-2:20 Allan Antliff

AHVS 365 CRN 20053

Experimental Film

M,R 1:00-2:20 Lianne McLarty

AHVS 368B CRN 20054

Modern and Contemporary Canadian Art

T,W,F 9:30-10:20 Menno Hubregtse

AHVS 386

CRN 20055

Collections and Museums

M,R 11:30-12:50 Dennine Dudley

AHVS 392 A03 CRN 20058

Special topics: History of World Animation 

T 4:30-7:20

 

Yang Liu

 

AHVS 392 A02 CRN 20057

Special topic: Art and Magic

T,W,F 1:30-2:20

Zahra Kazani

AHVS 392 A01 CRN 20056

Special topic:Time in Cinema W 2:30 - 5:20

Mitchell Parry

AHVS 397

CRN 20059

Impressionism:  A Social History

M,R 10:00 - 11:20

Allan Antliff

AHVS 451

CRN 23902

Seminar: Arts of Mughal India M,R 1:00 - 2:20

Melia Belli

AHVS 478

CRN 20061

Seminar in Film Studies M,R 10:00 - 11:20

Lianne McLarty

 

 

Summer 2020

Course Title

Schedule

AHVS 598

A01  30019

A02  30020

Research Paper

AHVS 693 

A01  30021

A02  30022

Candidacy Exam

AHVS 699 

A01  30023

A02  30024

Dissertation

 


Spring 2020

Course Title

Schedule

AHVS 509

CRN 20064

Workshop in Art Historical Writing

M,R 11:30-12:50

Astri Wright

AHVS 552

CRN 23903

Seminar: Arts of Mughal India

M,R 1:00 - 2:20

Melia Belli

AHVS 578

CRN 20066

Seminar: Theory and Film Culture

M,R 10:00-11:20

Lianne McLarty

AHVS 598

A01 20067 

A02  20068

Research Paper

AHVS 609

CRN 20069

Workshop in Art Historical Writing M,R 11:30-12:50 Astri Wright

AHVS 693 

A01  20070

A02  20071

Candidacy Exam

AHVS 699 

A01 20072 

A02 20073

Dissertation

 

 

Summer 2020

Please email  to register for these courses.  Permission of the department is required for registration in this section.

Course Title CRN Instructor
AHVS 488C Communicating Through Exhibitions 31529 Tim Willis
AHVS 488W Social Engagement 31416 Candace Matelic
AHVS 489G Cultural Landscapes 31417 Wendy Shearer
AHVS 4889K Heritage Conservation in Context 31445 Sharon Vattay

 

Spring 2020

Please email  to register for these courses.  Permission of the department is required for registration in this section.

Course Title CRN Instructor
AHVS 486B

Museum Principles and Practices II

23528 Mary Jo Hughes
AHVS 487A Heritage Resource Management 23529 Chris Wiebe
AHVS 488D Caring for museum Collections 23530 Susan Maltby
AHVS 488X Curatorial Planning+Practice 23532 Richard Gerrard
AHVS 488Y Visitor Experiences 23533 Mary Kay Cunningham