ART HISTORY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

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Photo by Zack Jarosz on Pexels
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teamLab, Valley of Flowers and People: Lost, Immersed and Reborn, 2020

Adad Hannah, Aphrodite, 2008

Art History is interdisciplinary

Art History encompasses a study of sexuality, race and gender, business and economics, politics, culture and society. It depends on a vast array of theories and methods. What makes our department exciting and fairly unique is that professors’ research and the courses they offer explore a genuinely wide scope of topics and allow students to benefit from a broad understanding of what constitutes art in both historical and contemporary contexts.

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Important dates

Course registration opens to returning students on March 8.

Undergraduate and Graduate deadline for Fall 2022 admissions has passed. 

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Varda Nisar

PhD candidate Varda Nisar has been selected as one of Concordia's 2022-23 Public Scholars. The 10 talented doctoral candidates represent the university’s very best graduate researchers and were chosen for their academic excellence, diversity of research and community engagement.

Congratulations, Varda!

Learn more about Varda Nisar's research

Current undergraduate students

Territorial Acknowledgement

We would like to begin by acknowledging that Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montréal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

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