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Great Traditions of Asian Art
ARHA 180
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: EAST 180

An introductory sampling of some of the most significant aspects of the artistic heritage of India, China, and Japan, the course is selective, choosing one distinctive artistic tradition of each society and analyzing it in terms of its peculiar aesthetic, historical, and religious or philosophical context. Topics treated may vary, but likely selections are Indian Buddhist sculpture, Chinese landscape painting of the classic period, and Japanese garden architecture.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
This course is intended to nurture an understanding of selected aspects of Indian, Chinese, and Japanese material culture in relations to their respective historical and religious philosophical contexts.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA-MN)(CEAS-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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