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May 12, 2017 by Andrea Huezo (aghuezo)
AH 4181 : Topics in Asian Art
Fri, 12 May 2017 08:04:32 GMT
Tue, 09 May 2017 19:14:14 GMT
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Art History (AH)
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Art History (AH)
Long Course Title
Topics in Asian Art
Short Course Title
Topics in Asian Art
Number of Credits
Default Grading Method
art history majors or with the permission of the instructor
Repeatable for Credit?
Frequency of Offering
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Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
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Visual cultures of Asia, from India to China, and from a range of time periods. Examination of artworks in their historical, religious, and cultural contexts. Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit provided the topic differs. See department for more details.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
1. achieve familiarity with visual and material culture from Asia;
2. incorporate histories of Asian objects into broader understandings of art history;
3. analyze and evaluate Buddhist visual material from Asia using knowledge of theoretical and historical texts as well as relevant objects and sites;
4. and create compelling written and oral arguments for interpreting a diverse number of Asian objects.
Students should be prepared to spend a minimum of 5 hours of independent, out-of- class time each week to complete readings, written assignments, and preparations for in-class discussion and lectures.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
AH 4181_Sample Syllabus_In the Steps of the Buddha.doc
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
The cap for this seminar is 14 due to room's capacity. All FAAH's undergrad seminars are between 12 to 14 students due to our seminar room's layout.
Course Reviewer Comments
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:26:34 GMT
Rollback: Why is the cap for this seminar so low? I would suggest 19 (based on the standard cap for graduate seminars and the cap for most undergraduate seminars).