Undergraduate Course: Greek Art and Archaeology of the Archaic Period (LLLA07061)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
A detailed examination of Greek art, architecture and archaeology of the archaic period (c. 800-500 BC). The course will focus on the archaeological sites of Athens (the Kerameikos, Agora and Acropolis), Corinth, Sparta and Delphi. This illustrated course will utilise the Edinburgh University cast and vase collections, looking at the art and material culture of the period.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course students will have the ability to:
Describe the key developments, both chronologically and stylistically, of the art and architecture of Archaic Greece
Understand and be able to discuss the archaeological contexts for the material culture interpreted as 'art'
Have a coherent understanding of social and political functions of the material
Participate constructively and effectively in group discussion
Have the ability to develop and articulate critical interpretations of material culture based on source material while utilising secondary sources.
|Boardman, J., 1996. Greek Art. London: Thames and Hudson. |
Mee, C. and Spawforth, A. 2001. Greece (Oxford Archaeological Guides). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Whitley, J. 2001. The Archaeology of Ancient Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Visual analysis of art and material culture
Critical analysis of material culture in archaeological and socio-political contexts
Communication of critical interpretations in a concise, lucid and coherent form
|Course organiser||Miss Loura Brooks
Tel: (0131 6)51 3200
|Course secretary||Mrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912