Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Art and Mythology
FAVA 2247 Art and Mythology
Prerequisites:Any 15 credits completed
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Students examine the visual communication of mythologies from Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, the Classic Maya, Viking Scandinavia, Early Modern India, and the Canadian First Nations. Through an interdisciplinary program of research centered on primary sources, literary and visual theory, archaeology and visual art, students learn how myth, symbol and tradition continue to inform contemporary modes of art production, reception and exhibition.