Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2023

     

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HIST 320 001 (CRN: 23906)

IMPERIAL PLEASURE GARDENS

Long Title: IMPERIAL PLEASURE GARDENS, A WORLD HISTORY
Department: History
Instructor: Balabanlilar, Lisa
Meeting: 7:00PM - 9:30PM M (9-JAN-2023 - 21-APR-2023) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
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):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 19
Enrollment data as of: 19-APR-2024 2:18PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2023  
2:00PM - 5:00PM S
 
Description: Course will examine the design and development of gardens (primarily those of the Islamic world - Al Andalus, the Middle East, Persia, Central and South Asia) and their use as political and religious metaphors, havens for meditation, stages of imperial performance and ritual, sites of social interaction, and affirmations of power and legitimacy.