History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC 196F Mountains and Religion in China

Topical approach to the visual culture of mountains in Chinese history-encompassing both imaginative constructions and physical realities-especially in relation to religious practices. Considers examples and contexts in relation to such topics as pilgrimage, local and state religion, and individual or group retreat and reclusion. Enrollment restricted to junior and senior history of art and visual culture majors and by permission. Prerequisite(s): a previous course on Chinese history or culture (in such departments as history of art and visual culture, history, literature, or anthropology); instructor determines if prerequisite is met. Can be taken for senior exit credit only by permission of the instructor.

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to junior and senior history of art and visual culture majors.

Credits

5

Instructor

Raoul Birnbaum