Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

MDEM 323 901 (CRN: 14621)

ART AND RELIGION IN ASIA

Long Title: BUDDHIST AND DAOIST TRADITIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL ASIA
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Instructors:
Huang, Shih-Shan S.
Huntington, Eric R.
Meeting: 3:10PM - 5:40PM T FULLY ONLINE (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 1
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 22
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 12
Enrollment data as of: 4-DEC-2021 4:04PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: This course examines key themes of art and religion in Daoism and Buddhism. From Southern Asia to China, commonalities and contrasts appear in cosmology, art, ritual, and soteriology. This course combines expertise in Daoist art, Chinese art history, and Buddhist traditions of India, Nepal, and Tibet. Some background knowledge in Buddhism, or Buddhist art, or Asian civilization, or Chinese art, or Daoism is welcome but not required. Cross-list: HART 323, ASIA 323, HART 623. Recommended Prerequisite(s): HART372/ASIA372, HART371/ASIA371