|Winter Term 2023|
|Winter Term 2023 Art of Islamic Cultures - 1674 - GLST 130
Catalog Description : This course introduces students to the rich artistic traditions generated by Islamic cultures from the 7th century onward. While considering the Umayyad, Abbasid, Ilkhanid, and Mughal dynasties, among others, we examine architecture, illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, ceramics, and more. A broad selection of readings and activities supplements class discussions on themes that include the role of art in Islam, relationships between art and power, and the importance of cross-cultural exchange.
Attributes: Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Introductory Course