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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here
     
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

     

    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

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Critical Analysis and Semiotics

Critical Analysis and Semiotics
ENGL104*
The paired Critical Analysis and Modern Art course for nonnative speakers explores the major modern artistic movements of Europe and North America from 1840 to 1960, covering Romanticism through Abstract Expressionism. Students will investigate the  crucial issues, arguments, artists, and works of the avant-garde during the modern period. Both the English and Art History faculty teach and plan this course. In both classes, students learn to apply  English standards of reading, writing and speaking skills while reinforcing Art History content and Critical Analysis in reading and writing. Students spend three hours per week in English and three hours per week in Art History, along with additional tutorial hours each week with an art historian and Student Resource Center tutors.
 
A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required to pass this course.