ARTS 153 - Approaches to Islamic Art and Architecture
Semester Offered: First Semester, Second Semester
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD, WINT
An introduction to the monuments and masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture. Through a series of case studies and thematic discussions, we will familiarize ourselves with the diverse cultural settings in which buildings and art objects were created. We will study building types such as mosques, tombs, and palaces, along with examples of pottery, calligraphy, manuscript illustration, and contemporary art. Special emphasis will be placed on the global context and cross-cultural dimensions of Islamic art.
Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: F. Emami
Prerequisites & Notes: Field trips required.
This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Middle East and North Africa Studies
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