Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

MDEM 323 - CHINESE RELIGIOUS ART

Long Title: RELIGIOUS VISUAL CULTURES IN TRADITIONAL CHINA
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This seminar explores the visual materials and their context that shed light on pre-modern China's Buddhist, Daoist, funeral, and other diverse religious and ritual practices. Topics of discussion include iconic and aniconic traditions; breathing, meditation, and visualization; paradise and hell; body; ritual performance; patronage; Buddhist grottoes; tombs; multi-ethnic; printing. Cross-list: ASIA 323, HART 323.