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August 7, 2016
This course explores the art and architecture of the Greek world from about 7000 to 30 BCE. We’ll begin with the first farmers of the Neolithic and the trace the rise of Mycenae, Knossos and other legendary palaces of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. We then examine the emergence of the Greek city states, focusing […]
August 4, 2016
CLST 332: Roman Art & Architecture The social, cultural, political, and visual history of Roman art from the eighth century BCE to the fourth century CE. Topics include the power of images to shape society; identity construction; cultural exchanges and borrowings across the ancient world; the impact of the Roman Empire on local visual traditions; […]
August 2, 2016
Thomas Schneider has been appointed Advisor to the President at Quest University Canada, with a starting date of August 1, 2016. He will assume that role on a part-time basis in 2016/7. His responsibility will be to establish formal relations between UBC and Quest University and to provide support for a number of additional academic […]