Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 572 - CHINESE ART AND VISUAL CULTURE

Long Title: CHINESE ART AND VISUAL CULTURE
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: In this course, we will study how various artistic styles developed in historical, social and cultural contexts from the ancient period to the present day. Through the careful examination of architecture, calligraphy, painting, sculpture, ceramics, bronze, and film, students will gain a deeper understanding of Chinese art and visual culture. For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all the readings to be turned in at the end of the semester. We will meet for an additional two or three times to discuss the interpretive and methodological problems and ideas associated with the readings. Graduate students will be expected to complete all requirements of the class in addition to writing a substantial research paper due at the end of the semester. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 372. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 572 if student has credit for HART 372.