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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ARTH 2300 - Asian Art History - Writing Intensive

Hours: 3
What is “Asian art,” and what role has it played in expressing and informing social, political, and creative aspects of Asian cultures? How has it been used historically to make or express identity and meaning? How has it historically served as an agent that reinforces tradition and/or promotes internationalization? This course explores these questions through a selective study of Asia’s visual arts. The regions explored include India, China, Korea and Japan, with attention paid to countries in Southeast and Central Asia. The art historical periods considered span from the earliest visual evidence in each region to the modern period. Key works of art will be examined as aesthetic objects, and also as material expressions of complex social, cultural, religious, and political contexts. In addition, the course will address the role of trade, commerce, and travel on artistic developments within Asia.
Notes: Eligible to be taken as pass/fail.