Class Schedules

Fall 2019

Class Schedule (PDF) 

Highlights of Changes


SE 401A Contemporary Art Issues Seminar will be taught by new full-time faculty member Coco Fusco and has moved to Mondays, 9 – 11:50 a.m. in room 604F.  Her topic will be “The Art of Rebellion: Theory, Practice and Visual Representation.”


FA 275, Audiovisual I: Section III, Friday 10-1:50 will be taught by Emma Hedditch.  

FA 385A, section II, AV Projects has been cancelled.

FA 385A, Section IV, AV Projects with Visiting Artist Paul Pfeiffer will focus on “Post Production.”

Graphic Design

FA 211, Graphic Design I, section III, will be taught by Jonathan Key on Mondays, 2-5:50 p.m. in room 806CS.


FA 130A Painting, section II will be taught by Peter Krashes, replacing Stephen Ellis.


FA 106 Photo I, section I, on Wednesday 9-12:50 will be taught by Demetrius Oliver, replacing Prof. Christine Osinski who is retiring.


FA 397A Sculpture, section II, on Thursdays, 2-4:50 will be taught by new full-time faculty member Fia Backström.

Studio Electives

Performance (FA 395A, section I) will be taught by new full-time faculty member Coco Fusco.  The class has moved from Thursday evening to Tuesdays, 2-4:50 in the Peter Cooper Suite.

Art History

There are a few new art history offerings:

HTA  313 R Seminar: Pigment and the Imagination – Colonies and Color in Early Modern Art (Barrow), Thursday 6-7:50

HTA 313 S Seminar: When North is South – Latin American Art Today (Marino), Monday 11-12:50

HTA 335 Art and Architecture of the Near East (Zimmerman), Wednesday 

HTA 240 Asian Contemporary Art: Chinese Art (Lien) Wednesday, 2-3:50

HTA 305 Performance and Performativity, Wednesday 11-12:50 has been cancelled and will be replaced by:

HTA 313 T Seminar: Contemporary Photography in the African Diaspora since 1980 (Ojo-Ajayi), same day and time

Also cancelled is HTA 277 Fluxus and New Media (Dumett)

Please check with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences for other changes to the art history, humanities and social sciences schedule.

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  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.