About the Workshop

Explore the art and culture of India, China, and Japan with Dr. Dale Hoover.

This course has a
Required Text:  LaPlante, John D.. Asian Art and a Suggested Text:  O'Riley,Michael Kampen. Art Beyond the West. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2001

Tentative schedule:  India and China May 1 7: Indus Valley and Yellow River Valley Civilizations (pp. 1 8; 83 95) May 8 14: Indian Maurya to Kushan dynasty; Chinese Zhou to Wei Dynasty (pp. 9 42; 96 134) May 15 21: Indian Kushan to Mogul; Chinese Tang to Yuan dynasty (pp. 43 60; 135 165) May 22 28: Indian Rajput to Tantric; Chinese Ming to Modern (pp. 61 80; 166 191) Japan May 29 June 4: Ancient, Jomon and Yayoi Periods (pp. 193 198) Kofun Period and Continental Contacts: Shinto (pp. 199 206) June 5 11: Buddhism in Japan : Asuka period (pp. 207 213) Chinese culture in Japan: International Buddhism (pp. 214 218) June 12 18 : Early Heian (Jogan) Period and Late Heian (Fujiwara) Period (pp. 219 226) Kamakura and Ashikaga Periods (pp. 227 236) June 19 24: Momoyama and Edo Periods (pp. 237 261) Modern Art in Japan: Meiji, Taisho and Showa Periods (pp. 262 281)

This course is worth three (3) graduate level semester credit hours.  Credit is provided by the University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio.   

 

  The cost for this course is $450.

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