Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HI285
Ancient Art Beyond the West
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Examines the art objects and practices of Asia, India, Africa and the Americas, regions with complex social and cultural histories often overlooked within art historical studies. Prior to contact with Europe, each region was home to flourishing societies with sophisticated artistic production and development. This survey introduces students to the diversity of global artistic production and the forces of cultural change that contributed to the development and spread of artistic ideas (Online Learning only).