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Transdisciplinary Study of Visual Cultures


Administrative Unit:Center for Visual Cultures
College/School: College of Letters & Science
Minors and Certificates:Doctoral Minor, Graduate/Professional Certificate

Faculty: Alanen, Andrzejewski, Angus, Atis, Bakkom, Beilin, Beltran, Berg, Bernstein, Bilbija, Blanco, Boyd, Buenger, Buhnemann, Cai, Casid, Chopra, Clark, Colley, Conway, Cook, D'Acci, Dale, De Ferrari, J. Dennis, S. Dennis, Dharwadker, Dong, Downey, Drewal, Egea, Eliceiri, Fair, Friedman, Geiger, George, Georgiades, Gordon, Gralnick, Gross, Guerin-Gonzalez, Hassett, Hernandez, High W. Tesfagiorgis, Hilyard, Hitchcock, Hsia, Huang, Kelley, Kern (director), Kim, Kinsella, Konrad, Kroiz, Layoun, Leary, Lee, Levine, Longinovic, Mani, Marshall, Martin, McClintock, McClure, McKenzie, Medina, Melrose, Miller, Mitman, Murphy, Nelson, Nyhart, Oh, Olaniyan, Olson, Peterson, Phillips, Podesta, Reaves, Ridgely, Rosenberg, Rumble, Sapega, Schalick, Sheehan, Sherrard, Simpson, Singer, Skop, Songolo, Squire, Streibel, Sutton, Vanden Heuvel, Varga, Wandel, Woodward, Zaeske

Overview

The Center for Visual Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison develops and sustains vital connections and collaborations between the study and practice of the visual with bridges across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Certificate Program

The graduate/professional certificate in the transdisciplinary study of visual cultures is intended for master's-degree-level studennts (i.e., M.A. and MFA candidates) from across the university who desire transdisciplinary training in the study of visual cultures. The certificate is awarded upon successful completion of 12 graduate-level credits in a combination of required and elective course work, with a GPA of 3.0 (4.0 basis). Required course work consists of Art History 801 The Study of Visual Cultures: Historiography, Theory, Methods; Art History 802 Topics in Visual Cultures; and Independent Study in Visual Cultures. Elective course work consists of at least one 3-credit course to be selected, in consultation with a program faculty advisor, from a wide range of crosslisted and “meets with” courses offered by program faculty in numerous programs and departments. For a listing of courses and more information, please visit the program website or office.

Doctoral Minor

The designated doctoral minor in the Transdisciplinary Study of Visual Cultures is intended for Ph.D. students from across the university who desire transdisciplinary training in the study of visual cultures. The minor is awarded upon successful completion of 12 graduate-level credits in a combination of required and elective course work, with a GPA of 3.0 (4.0 basis). Required course work consists of Art History 801 The Study of Visual Cultures: Historiography, Theory, Methods; Art History 802 Topics in Visual Cultures; and Independent Study in Visual Cultures. Elective course work consists of at least one 3-credit course to be selected, in consultation with a program faculty advisor, from a wide range of crosslisted and “meets with” courses offered by program faculty in numerous programs and departments. For a listing of courses and more information, please visit the program website or office.

For more information: The Center for Visual Cultures, Room 129, 532 East Campus Mall, Madison, WI 53715; cvc@mailplus.wisc.eduwww.visualcultures.wisc.edu