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Fall 2012-2013
* ART 443 / LAS 443 (LA)  

Global Exchange in Art and Architecture

Thomas D. Kaufmann

Examines the global exchange in art and architecture between and among the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas in the period 1492-1800. The course focuses on the geographical, historical, religious, anthropological, and aesthetic aspects of issues such as cultural encounters, diffusion, transculturation, regionalism, and related topics.

Sample reading list:
A. Jackson, Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe
T. Kaufmann, Toward a Geography of Art
G.A. Bailey, Art on the Jesuit Missions
G.A. Bailey, Art of Colonial Latin America
J. Flores, GOA and the Great Mughal
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Approximately 100 pages of reading per week. Students will write a term paper, and deliver a short presentation related to it. Students will be responsible for reporting on reading each week.

Requirements/Grading:
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Term Paper(s) - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 40%

Other information:
This course should be of interest to students in all aspects of regional studies, in history, art, and in general to all concerned with global questions. For department majors, satisfies Renaissance/Baroque/late Islamic distribution requirement.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21088 S01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   McCormick Hall   362   Enrolled:8 Limit:15