Asian Studies Major/Minor Course • Asian Studies Graduate Certificate
Art & Art History

Course Credits: 3
Asian Studies Major/Minor Course
Asian Studies Graduate Certificate

Semester(s) Offered

  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2019
  • Spring 2018
  • Spring 2016
  • Fall 2013

Catalog Description

Examines civilizations of the Iran-Iraq region from the rise of urbanism in Mesopotamia through the era of the first 'world empire,' Achaemenid Persia. Emphasizes the material record of religious and state institutions of the ancient Near East, especially monuments that illustrate concepts of kingship. Explores notions of style, symbolism, visual rhetoric, text-image synthesis, patronage, creativity, and roles of artists. Recommended prereq., CLAS/ARTH 1509. Same as CLAS 4269. Approved for arts and science core curriculum: human diversity.

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