Art of monumental Southeast Asia
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- Term 1
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
- To identify, illustrate and discuss critically approaches, issues, concepts, materials and themes in the course and to select suitable case studies to illustrate these themes.
- To select and use the range of skills required in understanding the past and present Southeast Asian context of Hindu-Buddhist arts and develop transferable independent study and research skills
12 weeks - 2 contact hours a week
Method of assessment
2 assignment 2,000-2,500 words each worth 45% of mark each and slide test worth 10% of mark
- Coe, Michael. 2003. Angkor and the Khmer Civilization. London: Thames and Hudson. Ch.6 Hariharalaya, Angkor Wat.
- Glover, Ian. 2003. National and political uses of Archaeology in Southeast Asia. In Indonesia& the Malay World, Mar2003,31/89: 15-31
- Gosling, B. 2004. Origins of Thai Art. River Books, Bangkok.
- Miksic, J. 1990. Borobodur, golden tales of the Buddha. Singapore, Periplus.
- Moore, E. 2011. Unexpected spaces at the Shwedagon pagoda, Myanmar, Blackwell Companion to Asian Art (edited by R.Brown and D. Hutton). Oxford, Blackwell Publishing. Pp. 178-200.