Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2017

     

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MDEM 323 001 (CRN: 24137)

CHINESE RELIGIOUS ART

Long Title: RELIGIOUS VISUAL CULTURES IN TRADITIONAL CHINA
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Instructor: Huang, Shih-Shan
Meeting: 11:00AM - 1:50PM W (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Part of Term: 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:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 7
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 12
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 7
Enrollment data as of: 19-JUL-2024 3:24AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final 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. Cross-list: HART 323, ASIA 323, HART 623.