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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.
- Understand the contribution of modernist artists.
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|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
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|
|Essay: End of Term Written Essay 2000 word||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
This pass/ fail grade will be decided on sufficient evidence of engagement with the module through face-to-face attendance/ online activity subject to Covid 19 restrictions
|Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Class Test: Slide exam based on material circulated in lectures and classes.
The exam may take the form of an online/ take home test in accordance with current Covid 19 restrictions.
|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|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Wed 13:00 - 13:50|