A one-semester survey of Islamic art and architecture which examines visual culture as it functions within the larger sphere of Islamic culture in general. Particular attention will be given to relationships between visual culture and literature, using specific case studies, sites or objects which may be related to various branches of Islamic literature, including historical,didactic, philosophical writings, poetry and religious texts. All primary sources are available in English translation.
Hum & Soc Sci Sector (new curriculum only)
Section 401 - LEC -
JAFFE BUILDING B17
Section 405 - REC -
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