HISTART 489 - Special Topics in Art and Culture
Section: 006 Asian Studies: South Asian Art in Ritual Context
Term: WN 2008
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
3
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines South Asian art in the context of ritual practice. At its start, readings from the perspectives of anthropology, religion, and performance studies provide a theoretical framework for a series of individual case studies. Topics selected are drawn from Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, and secular cultures; they address, in turn, the varied ways that identities are defined and/or mediated by ritual practice. Readings and discussions will also explore the significance of the public sphere, the spectacle, and the state in the production and use of images. By contrast with traditional art historical practice, this course will return repeatedly to explore the relationship between visual experience and other modes of perception, including the physical, temporal, tactile, olfactory, and gustatory.

HISTART 489 - Special Topics in Art and Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
19335
Open
1
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
21395
Open
4
5Ugrd
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M 3:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
22657
Open
5
 
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
27444
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 7:00PM
006 (SEM)
P
28863
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
007 (SEM)
P
28901
Open
9
 
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W 10:30AM - 1:30PM
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