AHIS 335: History of Ceramics

This course will present material on the history of ceramics from the Neolithic to the beginning of the 20th Century. The course is structured around aesthetics and themes specific to ceramics, and one of these will be reviewed each week through a visual presentation followed by a discussion of an assigned reading. Beyond chronology and geography, the material presented and discussed weekly will focus on the social and aesthetic contexts, in order to engage with an examination of meaning in ceramics and analyze the fundamental role it plays within history and culture, as well as art, design, craft and media practices. Research, presentations, discussions and written assignments are an integral part of this course.


Completion of 21 credits and 6 credits of 200 level AHIS, DHIS, MHIS

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Fall 2021 AHIS-335-F091 History of Ceramics