KVI-3211 Arctic Images in Art, Visual Culture and the Museum, c. 1600-2020 - 10 ECTS
A bachelor's degree, or equivalent degree degree, is required with a specialization (80 ECTS) in art history. In addition, a grade average of C or higher is required in the courses included in the study in the Bachelor's degree program. Students with a master's degree must have intermediate subjects with an average grade of 2.7 or higher in the subject that form the basis for admission.
Application code 9371 - single courses at master's Level.
Students will have the following learning outcomes:
- a thorough knowledge of art related to the Arctic, from the 17th century to the present
- a basic knowledge of arctic discourses and indigenous issues
- a basic understanding of methods, concepts and interpretations related to art and society, visual representation
The student is able to / can:
- use the academic language confidently, both spoken and written
- conduct analytical work at a level required by a major scientific work
- discuss the syllabus literature and use relevant theoretical concepts in a precise and independent manner.
- Use relevant critical approaches to develop independent insights about particular texts
All learning activities will take place online, in Canvas:
3 modules with 6 online lectures in total:
- Arctic iconography
- The Arctic at the museum
- The Arctic in contemporary art
6 online seminars:
the lecturer presents an introduction/ short presentation of the relevant topic/s in Canvas before the online seminar. Each seminar focuses on a selected work or topic, with relevant texts from the syllabus. Students write and publish a comment (scope: min.100-max. 300 words), which serves as a starting point for the exam/term papers. Active participation in the seminars is required.
All courses are evaluated once during the period of the study programme. The board of the programme decides which courses will be evaluated by students and lecturer each year
The following coursework requirements must be completed and approved in order to take the final exam:
- Active, oral participation in a minimum of 4 online seminars
- 4 written comments (scope: min.100-max. 300 words), published in Canvas in advance of the seminar
Coursework requirements will be assessed as approved / not approved.
The exam comprises:
3 term papers each 4 pages / a total of 12 pages (developed from texts submitted as comments to the online seminars)
Term papers should use the following standard: Times New Roman, 12 point, 1.5 line spacing, 2.5 cm margins. The term papers will be assessed on an A-F grades scale. Grades are A-E for passed and F for failed.
A re-sit examination is offered in the event of a fail/F-grade. The deadline to register (in the Studentweb) for a re-sit examination is January 15th for the autumn semester and August 15th for the spring semester. In the event of a re-sit examination, the student is allowed to submit a revised version of his/her term paper within a given deadline.
Date for examinationPortfolio assessment: 3 written texts of 4 pages hand in date 25.05.2020
The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.