Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

ASIA 213 901 (CRN: 24273)

TRANSNATIONAL ART AND CULTURE

Long Title: TRANSNATIONAL ART AND CULTURE IN ASIA BEFORE THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Huang, Shih-Shan S.
Meeting: 6:30PM - 9:10PM T FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
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: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 25-FEB-2021 10:26AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
 
Description: This introductory course to art and culture in Asia explores transnational connections and exchanges before the twentieth century. Major topics include the Silk Road, Buddhist grottoes, maritime trade routes and shipwrecks, cosmopolis and urban lives, court art, literati culture, ink painting, gardens, the Mongol Empire, Jesuit influence, and East-West connections.