Units of Study
ARHT2641 - Art and Archaeology of South East Asia
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Adrian Vickers
Phone: +61 2 9351 2878
The focus of this unit of study is the art and archaeology of the medieval civilisations of Southeast Asia, particularly Angkor, that continue to have an effect on the present day issues of the region. Through explorations of text and material culture this unit will examine major themes in the development and transformation of these 'states'. Themes addressed include; the influence of India and China, Hindu-Buddhist religious syncretism in early Southeast Asia, the development of trade links prior to 1500, peripheral communities and minorities, and the historiography of Southeast Asia.
1x1500wd site, building or artwork report (33%), 1x4500wd long essay (67%)
Jacques, C. and Freeman, M., 2006, Ancient Angkor, River Books: Bangkok.
Kerlogue, Fiona, 2004, Arts of Southeast Asia, Thames & Hudson: London
12 credit points from Junior level Asian Studies, or other subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Handbook.
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for ARHT2641
|Class||Art and Archaeology of South East Asia|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Room 350 F07|
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