Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2017

     

HART 623 001 (CRN: 24136)

CHINESE RELIGIOUS ART

Long Title: RELIGIOUS VISUAL CULTURES IN TRADITIONAL CHINA
Department: Art History
Instructor: Huang, Shih-Shan S.
Meeting: 11:00AM - 1:50PM W HRG 126 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 5
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 12
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 8
Enrollment data as of: 22-MAY-2022 6:54PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
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. Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings and be required to write a substantial research paper (20-25 pages, excluding footnotes). Cross-list: HART 323, ASIA 323, MDEM 323. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 623 if student has credit for HART 323.