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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Tiepolo’s Cleopatra

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
1:1 Tiepolo’s Cleopatra: Agency in Paint6m
1:2 Cleopatra: Female Pharaoh and Ruler of a Cosmopolitan World16m
1:3 Ways of Seeing: The Power of the Gaze6m
5 readings
Course Overview10m
Start of Course Survey10m
Your Teaching Team10m
Week 1 Outline10m
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
1. Painting, Agency and the Gaze - This quiz contributes 11% towards your final grade30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The Culture of Sensibility and the ‘Man of Feeling’

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
2:2 Painting Sensibility: Gainsborough's Officer of the Fourth Regiment of Foot9m
2:3 Gainsborough's Man of Feeling: animals, soldiers and chivalry10m
1 reading
Week 2 Outline10m
1 practice exercise
2. The Culture of Sensibility and the ‘Man of Feeling’ - This quiz contributes 11% towards your final grade30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Gainsborough at the Huntington

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
3:2 The Ligoniers: The Tensions of Gender in Paint12m
3:3 The Blue Boy: Effeminacy and the Culture of Sensibility8m
3:4 Gainsborough’s Cottage Door: Charity and Sensibility11m
1 reading
Week 3 Outline10m
1 practice exercise
3. Gainsborough at the Huntington - This quiz contributes 11% towards your final grade30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Sexual Codes in Eighteenth Century French Courtly Painting

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
4:2 Madame de Pompadour: Controlling the Gaze6m
4:3 Fragonard: Sex and the Circulation of Popular Culture7m
1 reading
Week 4 Outline10m
1 practice exercise
4. Sexual Codes in Eighteenth Century French Courtly Painting - This quiz contributes 11% towards your final grade30m

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