Seminar on Visual Culture Studies and Iconology

lhart2681  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar on Visual Culture Studies and Iconology
5.00 credits
15.0 h
Main themes
The seminar studies the meanings and the functions of pictures within ancient and modern societies. Complementary to the courses of the filière « Iconologie et études des cultures visuelles », the seminar addresses each year a different topic in relation with the production of images within the arts and visual culture in general.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 It is the aim of the seminar that the student develops a critical sense and analytical methods as well as the ability to accomplish a cross-epochal investigation.
The seminar proposes to study art within a broader context of visual studies. According to the chosen topic, the aim is to understand how visual practices and images inscribe themselves, on a synchronic level, into a specific socio-cultural context and, on a diachronic level, into a historical and epistemological evolution.
Teaching methods
Teaching methods: active.
Evaluation methods
Oral presentation and written paper.
Other information
Online resources
Ppt and texts on iCampus
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology : General