ARTH 270
Japanese Art and Culture Fall 2009
Division I
Cross-listed ARTH 270 / JAPN 270
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This course is a survey of traditional Japanese painting, sculpture, architecture, woodblock prints, and decorative arts. Special attention will be paid to the developments in artistic style and subject matter in the contexts of contemporary cultural phenomena. Through visual analysis students learn the aesthetic, religious, and political ideals and cultural meanings conveyed in the works of art. This course offers students a solid grasp of the social, cultural, and art histories of Japan.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 25
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: three 30- to 40-minute exams, two short papers, film screening, class attendance
Prerequisites: none
Distributions: Division I
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ARTH 270 Division I JAPN 270 Division I
Attributes: ASST Interdepartmental Electives
INST East Asian Studies Electives

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