AH 200 Assignments
To earn full credit on writing assignments, essays should:
  • Be 4 to 5 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt. font, and 1” margins on all sides;
  • Identify works of art with artistic attribution, underlined or italicized titles, and dates (in that order), when possible;
  • Attempt to address most questions from the essay prompt;
  • Include two or more properly formatted Chicago Manual of Style footnote citations to credible, scholarly, college level materials. (Works of art should not be cited unless a point is being made concerning different versions or installations of the work.);
  • Present a clear thesis and offer visual and/or scholarly evidence to support your claims; and
  • Offer personal insights that demonstrate thoughtful engagement with the subject & reading materials.
Your instructor is always interested in proposals for subjects to write about. If the given writing prompts do not spark your interests, please feel free to propose alternative questions to consider at least one week before the assignment due date.


Due Date
Assignment pdf
Additional Reading & Viewing
Two weeks after event
February 4
February 6
February 11
February 12
VTLS April Bey
AF 201 @ 7 PM
February 20
February 25
February 27
March 4
March 11
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March 26
March 27
April 8
April 12
April 15
April 24
Italian Renaissance Visual Culture Timeline
May 8
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Writing Resources
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