Art History and Communication Studies (ARTH & COMS)

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Art History and Communication Studies (ARTH & COMS)

Location

Location

  • Arts Building, Room 155
  • 853 Sherbrooke Street West
  • Montreal QC H3A 0G5
  • Telephone: 514-398-2850
  • Fax: 514-398-8557
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/ahcs

About Art History and Communication Studies

About Art History and Communication Studies

In the field of Art History, the Department offers comprehensive programs of courses and seminars on the history of the visual arts, material culture, and architecture from antiquity to the present, focusing primarily on Europe and North America. The works of art and architecture are discussed within their cultural, political, historical, religious, philosophical, and social context.

Major and minor concentrations, honours, joint honours component, and graduate programs are available in Art History. For the most up-to-date information on Department requirements and detailed course descriptions, please visit our Department's website, or consult an appropriate undergraduate adviser through:

  • Student Affairs Office
  • Arts Building, Room 155
  • Telephone: 514-398-2850

The Department offers a minor concentration in the field of Communication Studies, as well as an M.A. and a Ph.D. program at the graduate level as described in Faculty of Arts Graduate section.

Orientation Session for New Students

Orientation Session for New Students

All new students entering the Art History and Communication Studies undergraduate programs are required to attend an information session prior to registration. The orientation, or Departmental Advising Fair, will take place on the first business day following "Discover McGill" in late August/early September.

At the Advising Fair, the Academic Adviser will explain the requirements of the Department's programs. Incoming students will have an opportunity to ask questions and receive advice on how to plan their courses. Afterwards, students may meet individually with an adviser regarding registration. Students may sign up for advising appointments after the Departmental Advising Fair.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Art History and Communication Studies (ARTH & COMS) Faculty

Art History and Communication Studies (ARTH & COMS) Faculty

Chair
Marc Raboy
Director of Graduate Programs in Art History and Communication Studies
Darin Barney
Director of Undergraduate Programs in Art History
Cecily Hilsdale
Director of Undergraduate Programs in Communication Studies
Gabriella Coleman
Emeritus Professors
John M. Fossey; B.A.(Birm.), Des L.(Lyon II), F.S.A., R.P.A., F.R.S.C.
George Szanto; B.A.(Dart.), Ph.D.(Harv.)
Professors
Marc Raboy; B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Christine Ross; M.A.(C'dia), Ph.D.(Paris I)
Will Straw; B.A.(Car.), M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Angela Vanhaelen; B.A.(W. Ont.), M.A., Ph.D.(Br. Col.)
Associate Professors
Darin Barney; B.A., M.A.(S. Fraser), Ph.D.(Tor.)
Bobby Benedicto; B.A.(Ateneo de Manila), M.A.(York), Ph.D.(Melb.)
Jennifer Burman; B.A.(C'dia), M.A., Ph.D.(York)
Gabriella Coleman; B.A.(Col.), M.A., Ph.D.(Chic.)
Cecily Hilsdale; B.F.A.(C'dia), M.A., Ph.D.(Chic.)
Mary Hunter; B.A.(Qu.), M.A., Ph.D.(Lond.)
Becky Lentz; B.A.(Arkansas), M.A.(Ill.), Ph.D.(Texas-Austin)
Charmaine Nelson; B.F.A., M.A.(C'dia), Ph.D.(Manc.)
Carrie Rentschler; B.A.(Minn.), M.A., Ph.D.(Ill.-Urbana-Champaign)
Jonathan Sterne; B.A.(Minn.), M.A., Ph.D.(Ill.-Urbana-Champaign)
Assistant Professors
Chriscinda Henry; B.A.(Colo.), M.A.(Col.), Ph.D.(Chic.)
Matthew C. Hunter; B.A.(Reed), M.A., Ph.D.(Chic.)
Adjunct Professors
Cornelius Borck; M.A., M.D.(Free Univ., Berlin), Ph.D.(Lond.)
Johanne Lamoureux; B.A., M.A.(Montr.), Ph.D.(EHESS, Paris)
Charles Levin; B.A., M.A.(McG.), Ph.D.(C’dia)
Bronwen Wilson; B.A., M.A.(Br. Col.), Ph.D.(N’western)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Art History (18 credits)

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Art History.

For more information, see Minor Concentration Art History (18 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Communication Studies (18 credits)

The Minor Concentration Communication Studies provides undergraduate students with a critical understanding of the role that communications media and communication technologies play in a society. It offers students intellectually challenging and innovative instruction in key traditions of Communications and Media Studies and new theoretical and methodological...

For more information, see Minor Concentration Communication Studies (18 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration Art History (36 credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours Art History (60 credits)

Students are encouraged to apply for this program after their first year of study at the University and after completion of no less than 12 credits in Art History. Admission is on a competitive basis. While the Faculty of Arts regulations require a minimum CGPA of 3.0 for Honours programs, the Department requires in addition a program GPA of 3.30 for admission into...

For more information, see Honours Art History (60 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Joint Honours Component Art History (36 credits)

Students wishing to study at the Honours level in two disciplines can combine Joint Honours program components in any two Arts disciplines. For a list of available Joint Honours programs, see "Overview of Programs Offered" and "Joint Honours Programs".  ...

For more information, see Joint Honours Component Art History (36 credits).

Faculty of Arts—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)