RAHS-4311

   Title   MARIAN ART
   Description   QUEEN OF HEAVEN, MOTHER, ADVOCATE, OUR LADY OF
VICTORY, STAR OF THE SEA
From the early Christian centuries to today,
representations of the Virgin Mary have evolved
and changed, and are as diverse as her many
titles. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, this
course will closely examine the making, meaning,
and reception of Marian images within the various
social, religious, and cultural milieus from
which they emerged. For example, we will consider
Greek icons depicting Mary as Theotokos, or
God-bearer, Italian Renaissance imagery of the
Virgin and Child, nineteenth-century portrayals
of Mary as the Immaculate Conception, the
miraculous Madonnas at Guadalupe and Czestochowa,
and vernacular Marian shrines. The course will
include a pilgrimage to a local Marian site and
museum/church visits. Students will be evaluated
through final research papers on an original
topic of their choice, class participation, and
an oral presentation. Intended audience: any
advanced graduate student interested in the art
and material culture of religion.
   Meeting Information   
for 16/SP   
Bldg RoomDaysStart/End Time
JSTB:217TH12:40PM-03:30PM





* Note: The description above does not necessarily apply to any courses other than the one in the latest term.
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