Asian Studies Major/Minor Course • Asian Studies Graduate Certificate

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

Semester(s) Offered

  • Spring 2023
  • Spring 2022
  • Spring 2021
  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2019
  • Spring 2018
  • Spring 2016

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 5269 and ARTH 4269. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.

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