ARHA 505 / MUSEUM STUDIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT II
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 08:30-11:15

An introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of working in and with a variety of museum institutions and cultural heritage institutions in Turkey and abroad. The course is organized in modules and taught by local faculty and visiting experts from museums and cultural heritage institutions around the world.

ARHA 508 / ADVANCED HISTORIOGRAPHY AND THEORY OF ART HISTORY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: WEDTimes: 13:00-15:45

This course examines the concepts and methodology of art historical study and their application to the visual arts of different periods and regions, including the historical and philosophical foundations of contemporary criticism and theory.

ARHA 510 / RESEARCH SEMINAR
Term: Fall 2016Units 0Days: WEDTimes: 17:00-18:15

Students present their research and MA thesis proposals. Learn about research methods, publication ethics and improve their writing planning. Graduate students participate in the seminars given by Archaeology and History of Art program faculty and visiting fellows at the Center for Anatolian Civilizations

ARHA 523 / THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Survey of the art and architecture of the Umayyad, Abbasids, Fatamids, Mongols, Seljuks, Timurids, Safavids, Mughals, and Ottomans. The period from the foundation of the Ottoman Empire to the founding of the Turkish Republic is given special emphasis.

ARHA 531 / LATE OTTOMAN AND EARLY REPUBLICAN ART
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 13:00-15:45

Ottoman modernism and the historical and cultural transformation in the 18th and 19th centuries will be discussed in view of the artistic developments. How Western modality penetrated into the cultural sphere and how borrowings led to the birth of new techniques, forms and styles in the art and architecture of the 18th and 19th centuries leading to the early Republican Period will be the main theme in the course including a critical discourse of the concepts of 'modernism' and 'westernization' and 'national identity'

ARHA 540 / FIELD STUDIES
Term: Fall 2016Units 3

Under the supervision of an ACHM professor students are provided with practical experience in an excavation and/or a museum internship . This course also includes extensive academic travel with ACHM faculty to archaeological sites in Istanbul and throughout Turkey.

ARHA 559 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 16:00-18:30

ARTS 201 / ART OF MOVEMENT
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Principles of efficient movement in a way that encourages personal expression and physical and emotional involvement. Perceiving the self and the world around us using one's body fully; body/mind/feeling results in a holistic and healthy awareness.

ARTS 201 / ART OF MOVEMENT
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Principles of efficient movement in a way that encourages personal expression and physical and emotional involvement. Perceiving the self and the world around us using one's body fully; body/mind/feeling results in a holistic and healthy awareness.

ARTS 201 / ART OF MOVEMENT
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 17:30-18:45

Principles of efficient movement in a way that encourages personal expression and physical and emotional involvement. Perceiving the self and the world around us using one's body fully; body/mind/feeling results in a holistic and healthy awareness.

ARTS 310 / ACTING AND DRAMA
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

An investigation into the dynamics of interpersonal interaction using the basic techniques of acting. Instruction in text break down and scene study, stimulating and encouraging personal creative imagination of each student. Risk taking, cooperation and communication. Small performance "events" based on ideas of "altered behavior patterns" to stimulate awareness.

ARTS 310 / ACTING AND DRAMA
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

An investigation into the dynamics of interpersonal interaction using the basic techniques of acting. Instruction in text break down and scene study, stimulating and encouraging personal creative imagination of each student. Risk taking, cooperation and communication. Small performance "events" based on ideas of "altered behavior patterns" to stimulate awareness.

ARTS 350 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARTS
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 14:30-17:15

ASIU 100 / LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Examining how social ideas are expressed through and portrayed in works of the creative imagination. A selection of literary texts, films, visual representations, and/or essays that speak to a particular social issue or set of interrelated social issues. A variety of themes, such as feminism, globalization, migration, environmentalism, post-colonialism and nationalism. Developing students' competencies in: written and oral communication skills; creativity and scepticism; and critical thinking.

ASIU 100 / LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Examining how social ideas are expressed through and portrayed in works of the creative imagination. A selection of literary texts, films, visual representations, and/or essays that speak to a particular social issue or set of interrelated social issues. A variety of themes, such as feminism, globalization, migration, environmentalism, post-colonialism and nationalism. Developing students' competencies in: written and oral communication skills; creativity and scepticism; and critical thinking.

ASIU 101 / FILM AND THE VISUAL
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON*Times: 10:00-12:45

Introduction to the study of film and visual culture. Acquisition of skills necessary to analyze and critique visual texts and place them in cultural contexts. Developing students' competencies in: written and oral communication skills; creativity and scepticism; and critical thinking.

ASIU 102 / IMAGINING THE OTHER
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Examinaton of the definition of the ?Other?, starting with the widespread description of the term as the processes by which social groups create boundaries and distinctions, often demonizing, dehumanizing, romanticizing, or exoticizing those who do not fit into their society. Exploring the notions of the Other represented in literature to canvas a human fascination with the foreign and the unknown, unlimited by time, place, or cultural context. Focusing on the ways of perception of the Other in socio-cultural, political, religious, geographic, ethnic, gendered, or racial terms in different cultures or time periods. Exploring human identity in relation to the Otherness of the monstrous, the animal, and the super-, sub-, or extra-human.

ASIU 102 / IMAGINING THE OTHER
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

Examinaton of the definition of the ?Other?, starting with the widespread description of the term as the processes by which social groups create boundaries and distinctions, often demonizing, dehumanizing, romanticizing, or exoticizing those who do not fit into their society. Exploring the notions of the Other represented in literature to canvas a human fascination with the foreign and the unknown, unlimited by time, place, or cultural context. Focusing on the ways of perception of the Other in socio-cultural, political, religious, geographic, ethnic, gendered, or racial terms in different cultures or time periods. Exploring human identity in relation to the Otherness of the monstrous, the animal, and the super-, sub-, or extra-human.

ASIU 103 / LITERATURE AND THE SENSES
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Introduction to the literary world of the senses, by taking into consideration Hume 's description of the human mind as a blank sheet filled with sensory stimulations. How did blindness influence the writings of Homer, John Milton, Borges, or Aşık Veysel? Is it possible for deaf people to write poems directly in their sign language and without the intermediacy of spoken/written word? Drawing attention to the relationship between sensory experience and writing.

ASIU 104 / ART AND INNOVATION
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Interdisciplinary study of connections between art/design and politics, science, psychology, literature, music. Creative thinking activities. Innovative design studio. Role of images in propaganda, advertising. Impact of masterpieces in society. Visual perception, gestalt, color theory, drawing as a way of thinking, form and function, poetics of space, collaboration, artistic research. Fluxus, public art, information arts, kinetic sculpture, environmental art.

ASIU 107 / LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Introducing students a select group of significant monuments in world art and architecture and present the unique aesthetic, cultural and historical issues that frame them; presenting the main methods to analyze and interpret artworks produced in different media. A different time period and culture each week, as wide-ranging as 20th century Europe and America, Safavid Persia, Medieval Europe, Ancient Greece, etc. Social factors in the creation process of artworks, and how the specific cultural context of the artworks influences our reading and understanding of them.

ASIU 109 / ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

An exploration of the aesthetic concepts of the 20th century musical composition and dance choreography, the arts of creating/organizing sounds and movements. Possible relationships-both diverging and converging-between these two disciplines when brought together on stage in traditional or contemporary inter-disciplinary artistic forms such as dance-musical, music-drama, opera, digital multi-media performance. Considering parallel developments in other artistic fields such as painting, sculpture and cinema. Testing and challenging the boundaries between sound and movement, as well as those investigating the tripartite relation between sound, movement and image. Critical discussions on Aesthetics, Modernity&Postmodernity, High&Low Art, Orientalism&Self-Orientalism, the nature of art and creativity, autonomy of artistic disciplines as well as blurring of boundaries.

ASIU 109 / ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

An exploration of the aesthetic concepts of the 20th century musical composition and dance choreography, the arts of creating/organizing sounds and movements. Possible relationships-both diverging and converging-between these two disciplines when brought together on stage in traditional or contemporary inter-disciplinary artistic forms such as dance-musical, music-drama, opera, digital multi-media performance. Considering parallel developments in other artistic fields such as painting, sculpture and cinema. Testing and challenging the boundaries between sound and movement, as well as those investigating the tripartite relation between sound, movement and image. Critical discussions on Aesthetics, Modernity&Postmodernity, High&Low Art, Orientalism&Self-Orientalism, the nature of art and creativity, autonomy of artistic disciplines as well as blurring of boundaries.

ASIU 111 / FILM GENRE
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

Some of the many questions, concerns and misconceptions raised by the study of film through genre: What is genre? Are film genres a marketing tool, a by-product of journalism or a fundamental way of understanding and discussing motion pictures? Is there such a thing as a `genre film? or is no movie immune to genre criticism? What are the generic tropes associated with certain genres? Can a film belong to more than one genre? Does a film?s genre stay the same over time? Does a genre-based view expand or delimit our conception of a motion picture?