FAH360H1: World of the Senses: Chinese Decorative Arts

Hours

24L

This course surveys late imperial Chinese decorative arts from the Song (960-1127) through Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. It focuses on ceramics/porcelain, textiles, and furniture, attending especially to works in Toronto collections. Students will read primary and secondary sources to learn how decorative arts shaped daily life in imperial China.

Prerequisite
Any 200-level FAH half course/any 100- or 200-level EAS Society-Culture course.
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)