ARHI 186C SC - Topics in Asian Art
Designed as a hands-on experience with interpreting works of Asian art through investigative research and educational presentation. Topics of this seminar will change but the focus will be on art works and their cultural contexts.
Fall 2019 topic: Asian Arts: Urban Life in Japanese Prints. Seminar on images of urban life in Japanese prints from the 19th-21st centuries, with a focus on Edo/Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. Students will examine, analyze and research woodblock prints depicting city life. They will also curate an exhibition for the Humanities museum. This course will parallel and meet ocassionally with a Japanese literature seminar exploring texts about Japanese city life.
Course Credit: 1.0