History of Art (BA)

- Single honours History of Art 
- Joint honours History of Art

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

 

 

Handbook

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
11:00am - 12:15pm

Induction 

Welcome and Induction with Student Support Coordinator, Poppy Hoole.

JHB.308, Kennedy Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet and Greet with your Lecturers

An informal meeting to get to know the academics for your course with some current students.

Refreshments will be available.
 

T.620, Tongue Building, Headington Campus

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

History of Art subject meeting 

Compulsory meeting with information about your course, modules, etc. with Subject Coordinator, Dr Elizabeth Darling.

There are 2 meetings and you can choose which one you attend.

Joint honours students must go to meetings for both of their subjects;  you can choose which one you attend first.

G.228, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

11:00am - 12:00pm

History of Art subject meeting 

Compulsory meeting with information about your course, modules, etc. with Subject Coordinator, Dr Elizabeth Darling.

There are 2 meetings and you can choose which one you attend.

Joint honours students must go to meetings for both of their subjects;  you can choose which one you attend first.

G.228, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help registering your optional modules for Semester 2.

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet your Academic Adviser (AA)

Drop in to your Academic Adviser’s office for a quick chat anytime during these hours.

Your Academic Adviser will be an academic from your subject. For Joint Honours students, it will be someone from one of your subjects. Check your student information to see who your Academic Adviser is.

Please note that some Academic Advisers have arranged different times. Please check further down this page to see if this applies to your Academic Adviser.

To find out who your AA is, go to your Student Information portal and to your student profile to find their name and contact details.

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 5:00pm

General Drop in Help Desk

Speak to one of the Student Support Coordinators about any issues or questions you may still have now that Induction Week is ending.

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details

Student Support Coordinator(s)

Poppy Hoole

phoole@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator

Dr Elizabeth Darling

edarling@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Lead 

Dr Harry Mount

htmount@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Administrator

Mike Wilson

m.wilson@brookes.ac.uk

Academic Liaison Librarian 

Ashley Cushman

humanitieslibrarian@brookes.ac.uk

Academic Adviser meetings

Most Academic Advisers are available to meet their students between 2pm and 4pm on Thursday 22 September. If your Academic Adviser has arranged a different meeting time it will be listed here. They will also email you to remind you.

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used for your course's compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to purchase any of the books, they are all available in the university library.

Once you have chosen your optional modules, you will be able to contact the module leaders to request their reading lists.

For Joint Honours students, you will find your reading lists for your other subject on their new students web page.

 

History of Art Single Honours 

Semester 1 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

HART4003 Making and Meaning in

Western Art

Jill Dunkerton, et al, Giotto to Durer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1991.

HART4004 Making and Meaning in

Western Architecture

Patrick Nuttgens, The Story of Architecture London: Phaidon Press, 1997.

HART4006 Art in Oxford

 No core text

Semester 2 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

HART4001 Museums and Society

Alice Procter, The Whole Picture. The Colonial Story of Art in Our Museums  London: Cassell, 2020

HART4002 Reading Art History

Linda Nochlin, Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists, London: Thames and Hudson, 2021 (first published 1971).

 

History of Art Joint Honours

Semester 1 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

HART4003 Making and Meaning in

Western Art

Jill Dunkerton, et al, Giotto to Durer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1991.

HART4004 Making and Meaning in

Western Architecture

Patrick Nuttgens, The Story of Architecture London: Phaidon Press, 1997.

Semester 2 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

HART4001 Museums and Society

Alice Procter, The Whole Picture. The Colonial Story of Art in Our Museums  London: Cassell, 2020