RUTH E. KOLARIK
Professor of Art, Colorado College 

Packard 129
Email rkolarik@coloradocollege.edu

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Education:
 
B.A. University of Kansas    1969
M.A University of Kansas    1970
Ph.D. Harvard University        1982
Area of Specialization:

The art and architecture of late antiquity,  archaeology of  the late  antique city of Stobi in (the Former Yugoslav Republic of) Macedonia, most notably  the mosaic floors.   Research and publications center on late antique and early Byzantine floor mosaics from Greece and the Balkan Peninsula.

Selected publications:

"Seasonal Animals in the Narthex Mosaic of the Large Basilica at Heraclea Lyncestis," Tenth International Conference of the Association International pour l' Etude de la Mosaïque Antique Coimbra, Portugal (in press).

“Sixth-Century Bishops as Patrons of Floor Mosaics in the Balkan Peninsula,”  IXe Colloque international pour l‘Etude de la Mosaïque antique et médiévale, Rome, 2001, 1255-1267.

"Tetrarchic Floor Mosaics in the Balkans," La Mosaïque gréco-romaine IV, (Paris, 1994) 171-183.

"Mosaics of the Early Church at Stobi," Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 41 (1987), 295-306.

"The Floor Mosaics of Eastern Illyricum:  The Northern Regions," Actes du Xe Congrès International d'Archéologie Chrétienne I, (Thessaloniki and Vatican City, 1984), 445-479.

"The Episcopal Basilica at Stobi:  The Phases of Mosaic Decoration," Studies in the Antiquities of Stobi III, (Titov Veles, Yugoslavia, 1981), 61-80.

"Some Technical Aspects of Stobi Mosaics," (with M. Petrovski), Studies in the Antiquities of Stobi, II, (Belgrade,  1975), 80-112.

Teaching

Introductory surveys of art history and architecture as well as upper division classes in ancient and medieval art.  Recent courses in other areas such as American Architecture, Art and the Landscape, and Visual Culture.
 

COURSES 2009-2010 

Block 3

 

Block 4-5

Block 7

Block 8

 

AH 415 Senior Thesis/ Independent Study

AH 111
History of Architecture

AH 208 Byzantine Art

AH 200 Public Spaces

 

COURSES 2008-2009
 

Block 3


Block 4

Blocks 5-6


Block 8


Summer

AH 415 Senior Thesis/ Independent Study

AH 210 Islamic Art

AH 111
History of Architecture

AH 207
Greece and Rome


AH202
Art and the Landscape

COURSE WEB PAGES
 
AH111 History of Architecture

AH112 Introduction to Art History

AH202 Art and the Landscape

AH207/CL223 Greece and Rome

AH208 Byzantine Art

AH209/CL209 Late Antiquity

AH210 Islamic Art

 
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