Courses

East Asian Art, Landscape, and Ecology

Semester
Fall
Year offered
2019

The concepts of nature and ecology in East Asian philosophical traditions—Daoism, Shinto, Buddhism, Confucianism—have profound impacts on the relationship between human and their natural environment...

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East Asian Art

Semester
Fall
Year offered
2019

This course is a general introduction to the artistic traditions of China, Korea, and Japan from the prehistoric period to the modern era. Major topics include funerary art, Buddhist art, and later...

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USEM: The Silk Road, Old and new

Semester
Spring
Year offered
2019

Stretching some 8,000 kilometers from east to west, the Silk Road is a network of trade routes that connected the east and the west. Between the 1st and 14th centuries, the Silk Road flourished as a...

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Chinese Art

Semester
Spring
Year offered
2019

The course is a survey of the major epochs of Chinese art from pre-historic times to the modern period. The course intends to familiarize students with the important artistic traditions developed in...

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Art and Religion of the Silk Road

Semester
Fall
Year offered
2018

Stretching some 8,000 kilometers from east to west, the Silk Road is a network of trade routes that provided a bridge between the east and the west. Although the eastern part of the routes had been...

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