ART 394 / LAS 394 (LA) No Pass/D/Fail
Pre-Columbian Maya Art: Elite and Popular Discourses
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
Pierre Bourdieu, Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste
Mary Miller and Simon Martin, Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya
Dorie Reents-Budet, editor, Painting the Maya Universe: Royal Ceramics of the Classic...
Andrea J. Stone, Images from the Underworld: Naj Tunich and the Tradition...
Nancy Gonlin and Jon C. Lohse (editors), Commoner Ritual and Ideology in Ancient Mesoamerica
See instructor for complete list
Readings will comprise book chapters and articles (between 100-150 pages/week). Students will complete several short reaction papers related to the reading assignments as well as a final research paper (10-14 pages).
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Papers - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 35%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
The course will include a study trip to Guatemala to visit world-renown archaeological sites, national museums, and archaeological storage collections not available to the general public..
For department concentrators, satisfies African/Pre-Columbian distribution requirement. To fill out the application for this course go to the Dept. of Art and Archaeology website: http://www.princeton.edu/artandarchaeology/undergrad/ART394LAS394Application11.pdf
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