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AH 222:
Greek Art and Archaeology

Prof. Leslie Mechem Ladd 211 x5464
lmechem@skidmore.edu Hours: MWF 10-11


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Course Objectives:  
Goals: -To learn the terminology associated with Greek art, architecture, and archaeology.
-To gain specific knowledge of selected works of Greek art and archaeology.
-To use objects and monuments as historical and cultural evidence inorder to understand the past and its relationship to the present.
Skills: To analyze works of art and archaeology formally, spatially, temporally, and iconographically.
To find, evaluate and differentiate among primary and secondary sources.
To communicate effectively and precisely in writing and speaking.
Course Requirements:  
Midterm 

25%

Final  30%
Papers (2) 30%, 15% each
Class Work 15% 
NOTE: Class work includes class attendance and participation. Participation means coming to class having done the reading for the day and ready to engage in discussion. Class work is a requirement, not an option.
There is an optional bus trip to either the Metropolitan Museum in NYC or the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on ????. Transportation and entrance to the Museum will be provided; you will need to provide for your own meals.