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On completion of module students should be able to
• Identify and contextualise the major works associated with the Golden Age of Irish art and the Celtic Revival and modern period.
- Understand and explain the main stylistic developments in Irish art in the medieval period and the Celtic Revival and modern period.
- Have a knowledge of the international influences on key facets of Irish art in medieval and modern periods.
- Be aware of the role of antiquarianism in the dissemination of Irish art from the 18th to the early 20th centuries.
- Be aware of the major connections between Celtic art and Irish national identity.
1. Context of the Medieval World and the development of Ireland at the crossroads of Europe
2. The Early Irish Church
3. Irish Antiquarians and Sources of the Irish Church in Europe, ‘perigrini’ and scholars and Special Collections in UCD Library
4. Romanesque and Gothic in Ireland
5. Late Medieval and transition into the early modern period
6. Antiquarianism in 18th and 19th centuries.
7. Visual art associated with the Celtic Revival and independence
8. Modernist versions of Celtic art
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
Art History majors should not take any Stage 2 or 3 Art History modules until they have completed their Stage 1 Art History requirements.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: 45 minute written examination based on visual material from course||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Attendance: Participation at site visits and classes and completion of informal assessments and tasks throughout the term. Contributions to class discussions.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: 1500 word catalogue entry||Week 7||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Mid term review and end of semester feedback. It is incumbent on any undergraduate student who fails this module to contact the lecturer concerned to announce their attention to resit, and to obtain details of resit assignments. Any resit/ repeat registration/ fee issues should be dealt with by the Arts programme office.
|Ms Carla Briggs||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Roisin Kennedy||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Niamh Flood||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|