History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC122B Constructing Lives in China: Biographies and Portraits

Consideration of biographies and portraits in China as representations of human types and individuals, and the use of these representations as models for constructing lives. Attention to historical and social contexts, early times to present. Special focus on Chinese Buddhist traditions. A previous course that focuses on traditional China or Buddhist studies strongly recommended.

Credits

5

General Education Code

CC

Instructor

Raoul Birnbaum