Courses: Topics in Medieval Art-Sacred Spaces of Islam (HISTB311001)

Fall 2011

Class Number: 2748
This is a topics course. Topics vary.; Current topic description: Through case studies of specific cultural groups and their architectural traditions, this seminar traces the development of Islamic sacred space during the seventh to the twentieth centuries, from North America to India. Readings address both the historical contexts in which buildings were produced as well as the rituals and beliefs that gave them meaning. Critical texts from architectural theory provide students with a foundation in the methods and concepts that have shaped scholarly discourse on sacred space in the modern era.
Div: III Haverford: Humanities (HU)
Enrollment Limit: 16; Enrollment Criteria: Sophmore; Junior; Senior;
Major/Minor/Concentration; Graduate Student; Cross listed with
CITY-B312 and HART-B311.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 2748 Div: III ; HU

Department

History (Web site)

Taught By

Walker,Alicia Wilcox

Location

Bryn Mawr, CARP15

Meeting Times

M 2:00pm-4:00pm