Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

HART 323 001 (CRN: 14350)

BUDDHIST & DAOIST ART IN CHINA

Long Title: BUDDHIST AND DAOIST ART IN CHINA
Department: Art History
Instructors:
Huang, Shih-Shan S.
Huntington, Eric R.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM W RZR 202 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
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):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 17-OCT-2021 8:19PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: This course explores the visual materials that shed light on pre-modern China’s Buddhist, Daoist, and other diverse religious and ritual practices. We will examine the range of social and ethnic backgrounds that participated in the making, spreading, and use of religious visual culture in traditional China. Topics may include: funeral art and ritual; images of heaven, hell, and rebirth; and representations of gender, among others. Students will develop analytical skills, critical thinking skills, and holistic views regarding the meaning, function, and style of the arts of diverse religious traditions in China. Cross-list: ASIA 323, MDEM 323. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 323 if student has credit for HART 623.