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Fall 2011-2012
* ART 369 / LAS 369 (LA)  

From Contact to Independence: Art and Architecture in Latin America

Thomas D. Kaufmann

The Art and Architecture in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking parts of the Americas from 1492 to 1810. Indigenous, Spanish, Portuguese and other contributions treated in relation to each other, and to other aspects of colonial society and culture.

Sample reading list:
Gauvin Bailey, Art of Colonial Latin America
K. Donahue-Wallace, Art and Architecture of Viceregal Latin America, 1521-1821
S.Y. Edgerton, Theaters of Conversion
J. Rishel, ed., The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820
Other reading on Spanish & Portuguese America
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
100 pp. reading weekly; 1 page writing per week; mid-term exam; term paper; classroom presentation of term paper; class reports.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 35%
Papers - 15%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other information:
Two-one and one-half hour classes of lecture and discussion. For department majors, satisfies Renaissance/Baroque/late Islamic distribution requirement.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21442 C01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   McCormick Hall   363   Enrolled:7 Limit:20