SPRING 2016 COURSE OFFERINGS NOT IN THE UNIVERSITY CATALOG

The following courses are offered during the 2016 spring semester.  These courses may or may not be offered in the near future.

 

ARCH 297: HDS Documentation and Publication
(3 credits) HU
Professor Anthony Viscardi
No prerequisites or lab fee
Instructor permission
Course will re-visit the design build projects conducted fall 2015 as part of the Hammerschlag Design Series and prepare text, media and photography for a print and electronic journal for publication. Includes reflections on three lectures that were part of the HDS events that reflect upon the art of architectural practice in the 21st century. Multidisciplinary class open to any student with emphasis on graphic design photography, architecture, and writing/editing.

 

ART 090: Seeing: Photography as Contemporary Art
(4 credits) HU
Professor Ricardo Viera
FYC, No prerequisites or lab fee
Dean Approval
Course will explore the power of photographs as a dominant 21st century visual art form. The student will progressively start the life process of learning how to SEE. They will work their way through today's explosive array of digital, one channel video, photo based and conceptual discourses of our remix culture from the 19th century invention to the evolutionary image-making of the 20th and 21st Century uses of photographic processes that have enriched our perceptions and our world.

 

ART 095: The Laws of Light
(3 credits) ND
Professor Jessica Maloney
No prerequisites, $75.00 lab fee
No department permission
In this course students will learn the laws of light and how to apply them to situations inside the studio and out. Course starts by exploring the physics of light through in class demonstrations. Then we will use different light sources and modifiers to experiment with a wide range of lighting scenarios. We will also focus on problem solving on set, as it is vital to understand what must be achieved in camera and what can be added in Photoshop.

 

ART 197-11: Mobilizing Memory: Contemporary Art and Performance in the Politics of Remembrance 
(4 credits) HU
Professor Leticia Robles-Moreno
Cross listed with: GS/LAS/THTR/WGSS
No prerequisites or lab fee
No department permission
This course will consider ways in which visual and performance art reflect about politics of memory and practice of remembrance. Part studio/part seminar, students will examine recent history and cultural memory in the Americas, case studies of artists and cultural artifacts of memorialization in order to develop their own ideas and artistic projects exploring which stories are included/excluded memory and history. By the end of the semester, the class will work together in an installation of a collective memory project.

 

DES 196 : Foundations in Metal Working
(3 credits) ND
Professor Brian Slocum
No prerequisites. $75.00 lab fee
Instructor permission
An introduction to welding and metal forming through a series of practical design projects. Exploration of metal as a media in both art and design. Practical application of design process, presentation and craft. Acquired skills in stick arc welding. MIG welding, plasma torch and other metal bending and forming techniques.