School of History, Philosophy and Culture

  • History of Art (BA or BSc)


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving History students in Induction Week (17-21 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Wednesday 19 September

    Welcome and Induction Start at 11:30
    Finish at 12:45
    JHB308 (Kennedy Room), John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Enrolment Start at 13:00
    Finish at 13:30
    Abercrombie Building (Ground Floor), Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Freshers' Sports Fair 13:30 to 16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus

    Thursday 20 September

    Subject Meeting 1 Start at 10:00
    Finish at 11:00
    G217, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    All single honours students must attend this meeting.
    Combined honours students can choose to attend this meeting or the 11am meeting (see below).
    Subject Meeting 2 Start at 11:00
    Finish at 12:00
    G217, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Combined honours students should attend meetings for both subjects but can choose which meeting to attend first.
    Meet Your Academic Advisor Drop-in from
    14:00 to 16:00
    Check on your PIP page when you print your timetable for their name and room number.
    PIP Helpdesk (First Years only) Drop-in from
    14:00 to 17:00
    G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries

    Friday 21 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 16:00
    John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Helpdesk (All students) Drop-in from
    11:00 to 17:00
    G126, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries.

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Subject Codes

    All subjects within the University have a unique subject code. For History, they are as follows:

    Subject Code

    Subject

    HA HA is combined honours History of Art i.e. students are combining History of Art with another subject. Students will be studying for a BA or BSc dependent on their second subject.
    HD HD is single honours History of Art i.e. students study only History of Art. Students will be studying for a BA.

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of Department Professor Joanne Begiato
    Programme Lead Dr Harry Mount
    Subject Coordinator Dr Elizabeth Darling
    Student Support Coordinator Miss Poppy Hoole
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Jo Akers
    Programme Administrator Mr Mike Wilson +44 (0)1865 484220

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year History of Art modules. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    U68001 Museums and Society To be advised in Semester 1 (Semester 2 module).
    U68003 Reading Art History Fernie, E. (1995). Art History and Its Methods. London: Phaidon
    U68004 Making and Meaning in Western Art Gombrich, E.H. (1995). The Story of Art. (Many editions). London: Phaidon
    U68007 Art in Oxford To be advised in the first week of the semester.
    Make space in your schedule to visit museums, galleries and exhibitions regularly so you have first-hand knowledge to bring to this course. This is of particular importance in preparing for the Museums and Society module.

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for History of Art. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is when you enrol. You should meet your Academic Advisor in his/her room on Thursday Week 0 between 2pm and 4pm. If there is any change to this, it will be shown in the Alternative Arrangement column.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Alternative Arrangement

    Dr Matthew Craske T317c 48 3583  
    Dr Elizabeth Darling T317b 48 3164  
    Dr Ian Holgate T317a 48 3465  
    Dr Marika Leino T317d 48 3571  
    Dr Harry Mount T317e 48 3586  
    Professor Christiana Payne T321 48 3582