Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 427 - MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE

Long Title: VISUAL CULATURE OF MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This seminar explores the rich visual culture associated with Medieval pilgrimage between the fourth and fifteenth centuries. The experience of pilgrimage was shaped by symbols, images, and places encountered along the routes to sites of sacred significance, especially the roads to 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 visual culture and contemporary texts. Instructor Permission Required.Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 527. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 427 if student has credit for HART 527.