Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

HART 437 - MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE

Long Title: VISUAL CULTURE OF MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3 TO 4
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This seminar explores the rich visual culture associated with medieval pilgrimage between the 4th and 15th centuries. The experience of pilgrimage was shaped by symbols, images, and places encountered along the routes to sites of sacred significance, especially the Jerusalem, Rome, Santiago, and Canterbury. We will examine the theological, practical, visual, and experiential aspects of pilgrimage in Western Europe and the Holy Land as understood through material culture. Instructor Permission Required.Cross-list: FREN 437, MDEM 437, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 537. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Completion of one 300-level course or Permission of Instructor. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 437 if student has credit for HART 537.