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First-Year Seminars Available to DUS Students
College of Arts and Architecture
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|ART H 001S (3)||First-Year Seminar in Art History: The Monument and the City||235657||001
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9:05 - 9:55 a.m.
This first-year seminar will examine monumental architecture and urban complexes built in Asia over the past millennium. Specific buildings and ensembles to be studied will include (among others), the temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the Taj Mahal in India, the Imperial (Forbidden) city of Beijing in China and the capital city of Isfahan in Persia. Seeing, understanding and writing about monumental architecture and urbanism will be a significant component of the course. No prerequisite, open to all majors.