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ARTH-496 Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

ARTH-496 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Gender in East Asian Visual Culture
This course explores men's construction of modern masculinity and women's contestation against Confucian patriarchy in the visual fields in East Asia, with an emphasis on China, in the first half of the twentieth century. Painting, photography, film and illustrations in magazines are the main media examined. The course focuses on the representation and visual consumption of the male and female body to decode how gender acquired its modern definitions in East Asian societies through artistic creations. Meets with ARTH-696 001.
ARTH-496 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
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