Course Offerings

Courses currently being offered:

Check the course schedules/descriptions available via the Registrar's Office for the official schedules for the widest range of terms for which such information is available.


Please consult with the VCS Director if you are considering courses that do not appear on this list. In addition to courses offered within Arts, Sciences & Engineering, VCS students are encouraged to search for courses of interest at the Eastman School of Music under music history, musicology, and theory.

Core Visual Studies

AHST 534-1: Land/Art (C. Heuer) T 9:40am-12:20pm
AHST 530-1: Art and Dignity (P. Christensen) W 2:00-4:40pm
AHST 518-1: French Cinema: The New Wave (S. Willis) T 2:00-4:40pm
ENGL 560-1: Close Ups and the Scale of the Moving Image (J. Burges) W 2:00-4:40pm
CLTR 430-1: Film as Object (J. Bernardi) R 2:00-4:40pm

Core Theory

AHST 532-1: Subjectivity and Form: Trans Aesthetics (R. Haidu) R 2:00-4:40pm
AHST 418-1: Monumentality (C. Heuer) TR 12:30-1:45pm
AHST 492-1: Photography Theory: Foundations (T. Xu) MW 10:25-11:40am


FMST 473-1: Director Studies: Akira Kurosawa (J. Bernardi) TR 11:05am-12:20pm
AHST 408-1: Cities of the World: Critical Issues (N. Sayadi) MW 2:00-3:15pm
AHST 455-1: Yuan Paintings: The Devil is in the Details (T. Xu) R 9:40am-12:20pm
ANTH 407-1: Radical Social Theory (T. Gibson) MW 4:50-6:05pm
ANTH 432-1: Indigenous People’s Movement (T. Gibson) MW 2:00-3:15pm
ANTH 443-1: Energy and Power (K. Doughty) MW 9:00-10:15am
CLTR 497A-1: Narrative Theory (R. Doran) W 4:50-7:30pm
CLTR 415B-1: Russian Cinema After the Fall (M. Safariants) MW 10:25-11:40am
CLTR 427C-1: Reading the French Revolution (L. Cerami) TR 9:40-10:55am
CLTR 431E-1: Black Paris (C. Kemedjio) MW 12:30-1:45pm
CLTR 439-1: Representing African Americans in the African Imagination
(C. Kemedjio) MW 10:25-11:40am
CLTR 444C-1: Mediated Miracles and Monsters: Religion and Modernity in Korean Film and
Television (J. Lefevre) MW 3:25-4:40pm
MUY 592-1: Chansonniers (H. Meconi) F 9:35am-12:25pm
MUY 592-2: Music and Philosophy (H. Watkins) W 12:35-3:25pm
MHS 594-6: John Coltrane: (D. Mueller) F 12:35-2:25pm