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Critical Studies ( CRIT)
The Roski School of Art and Design wants to accommodate as many majors, minors, and non-majors as possible in its classes. For departmental clearances, please read and follow the d-clearance directions found in the Student Resources section of the Roski website: roski.usc.edu/resources/student Remember, a section of a course only requires D-clearance if there is a "D" following the section number. A section with an "R" following the section number does not require D-clearance.
A loosely chronological, thematic survey of art, visual culture, design, and critical theory from the early modern period through modernism (1500 1950).
General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
An issues-based introduction to critical theory in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, especially as it relates to philosophy, art, design, and visual culture.
Restriction: Registration open to the following major(s): Art, Fine Arts Restriction: Registration open to the following school(s): Roski School of Art and Design General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
33823D 001 Lecture-Discussion 10:00-11:50am Mon, Wed 31 of 80 Madison Moore HAR101
A critical history of art, design, visual culture, and visual theory since 1960, addressing through a postcolonial/decolonial lens the concepts and practices of "global" art.
Restriction: Registration open to the following major(s): Art, Fine Arts Restriction: Registration open to the following school(s): Roski School of Art and Design General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement. Note: This course carries GE credit but it is intended for a specific group of students rather than a general student audience
33824D 001 Lecture-Discussion 12:00-1:50pm Mon, Wed 49 of 80 Rotem Rozental HAR101
Explores the relationships among art, design, visual culture, urban spaces and institutions, through urban, social and visual theory.
33825D 001 Lecture 2:00-5:20pm Tuesday 19 of 20 Jenny Lin HAR211
Exploration of the various theories and methodologies associated with performance and visual studies as interrelated with the histories of practice in these fields.
Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student, Graduate Visitor, Master Student
33501D 001 Lecture 10:00-1:20pm Tuesday 8 of 20 Madison Moore IFT109
Gives broad and deep overview of history of art as a conceptual and practical category, emphasizing development of exhibitionary sites and engagement with public sphere.
33370D 001 Lecture 11:00-2:20pm Thursday 18 of 25 Amelia Jones ATM113A
Site visits relating to art and curatorial practices, from art museums and artists studios to public art offices and performance venues, and meet professionals.
33372D 001 Lecture 3:00-5:20pm Thursday 13 of 20 Rotem Rozental ATM113A
Lecture and discussion course in the professional practice of art featuring formal presentations by visiting artists and scholars. (Duplicates credit in FA 515)
Crosslist: This course is offered by the ART department but may qualify for major credit in CRIT. To register, enroll in ART 515.
Second in a sequence of three courses on history/theory of curatorial methods, with practical experience necessary to mounting exhibitions and devising interfaces with the public. Prerequisite: CRIT 555. (Duplicates credit in former PAS 555b)
33375D 001 Lecture 3:00-6:20pm Monday 11 of 20 Jenny Lin ATM138
Research leading to the master's degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in former PAS 590)
33356D 001 Lecture TBA TBA 0 of 16 Jenny Lin OFFICE
Supervised internship in an art institution or an art agency, or with an independent curator or artist, on projects and research specific to public space.
Recommended preparation: Completion of first year of courses. Graded CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in former PAS 591)
33360D 001 Lecture TBA TBA 2 of 15 Jenny Lin OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of thesis. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in former PAS 594a)
33380D 001 Lecture TBA TBA 12 of 15 Jenny Lin OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of thesis.
Recommended preparation: 28 units of coursework. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in former PAS 594b)
33381D 001 Lecture TBA TBA 0 of 15 Jenny Lin OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of thesis.
Recommended preparation: 28 units of coursework. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in former PAS 594z)
33328D 001 Lecture TBA TBA 1 of 20 Jenny Lin OFFICE
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