Universidad de La Laguna
rev. 2018-09-21

Técnicas de expresión en un idioma moderno II (inglés)
Historia del Arte (2018-2019)

unit 13 unit 14 unit 15 unit 16 unit 17 unit 18 unit 19 unit 20 unit 21 unit 22 unit 23 unit 24

Week 1

PROLOGUE 0.1
Language learning

Tues., 5 Feb. Seven concepts of natural language learning

Steve Kaufmann: Seven concepts of natural language learning (2009) (PDF).
Steve Kaufmann on learning languages ► 4:38 (2007 video) (transcript).

PROLOGUE 0.2
Quantity and quality

Thurs., 7 Feb. Girl learns to dance in a year

Herbert Lui: Why quantity should be your priority (2013) (PDF).
Girl learns to dance in a year ► 1:50 (2013 video).
Trond Egil Toft: Better learning through handwriting (2012) (PDF).

Week 2

TOPIC 13.1
Prehistory

Tues., 12 Feb. Lascaux cave paintings

Stone Age art history from Goodbye-Art Academy ► 5:62 (2014 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 13.2

Thurs., 14 Feb.

Week 3

TOPIC 14.1
Ancient art

Tues., 19 Feb. The style of ancient Egyptian art

The style of ancient Egyptian art ► 8:40 (2010 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 14.2

Thurs., 21 Feb. Introducing oneself in public.

Week 4

TOPIC 15.1
Medieval art

Tues., 26 Feb. Secret histories of illuminated manuscripts

Secret histories of illuminated manuscripts: the MINIARE project ► 6:55 (2012 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 15.2

Thurs., 28 Feb.

Week 5

Shrove Tuesday

Tues., 5 Mar. Preselección del cartel del Carnaval 2019

REVIEW

Thurs., 7 Mar. One-minute talks: from the videos.

Week 6

TOPIC 16.1
Renaissance and Baroque

Tues., 12 Mar. Giotto: Lamentation

Comparison of Renaissance and Baroque ► 5:37 (2012 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 16.2

Thurs., 14 Mar.

Week 7

TOPIC 17.1
Neoclassicism to Realism

Tues., 19 Mar. John William Waterhouse: The Lady of Shalott

Romanticism: overview ► 7:17 (2014 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 17.2

Thurs., 21 Mar. One-minute talks: free topic.

Week 8

TOPIC 18.1
Modern and Contemporary art

Tues., 26 Mar. Claude Monet: The Saint-Lazare Station

The difference between Modern art, Postmodern art and Contemporary art ► 4:16 (2013 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 18.2

Thurs., 28 Mar.

Week 9

TOPIC 19.1
Body and face

Tues., 2 Apr. Gustave Courbet: The Desperate Man

History of self-portraiture ► 4:35 (2013 video) (transcript).

Group presentations
(5 min each student).

TOPIC 19.2

Thurs., 4 Apr. Group presentations.

Week 10

TOPIC 20.1
Animals and plants

Tues., 9 Apr. Images of Nature

Images of Nature and the museum's treasured artworks: Natural History Museum ► 2:01 (2011 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 20.2

Thurs., 11 Apr.

Holy Week (15 – 21 Apr.)

Maundy Thursday

Thurs., 18 Apr. Leonardo da Vinci: The Last Supper (1498)

Good Friday

Fri., 19 Apr. Meister des Rabula-Evangeliums

Week 11

TOPIC 21.1
Historical scene

Tues., 23 Apr. The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux tapestry: Seven ages of Britain ► 4:57 (2009 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 21.2

Thurs., 25 Apr.

Week 12

TOPIC 22.1
Mythology and religion

Tues., 30 Apr. Art and religion: conversations with Gray Henry

Art and religion: conversations with Gray Henry ► 5:37 (2009 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 22.2

Thurs., 2 May

Week 13

TOPIC 23.1
Landscape and seascape

Tues., 7 May Turner and Constable

Turner and Constable: who was the greater artist? ► 5:27 (2014 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 23.2

Thurs., 9 May

Week 14

TOPIC 24.1
Still life

Tues., 14 May Thomas Richard Williams: Nature Mort, or The Sands of Time (1852)

What does it mean? Symbolism in still life photograpy ► 3:49 (2012 video) (transcript).

TOPIC 24.2

Thurs., 16 May

Week 15

CONCLUSION

Tues., 21 May

REVIEW

Thurs., 23 May