Iconoclasms: The Destruction of Images (3 cr.)

Course Details

Course Level: 
Undergraduate Course
Course Number: 
HART 406
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Day(s): 
Thu
Time: 
1-3:30pm
Instructor: 
Course Description: 

With a focus on the modern period, this seminar will examine iconoclastic theory and practice from antiquity to the present.
Why, we will ask, have people so incessantly felt compelled to ban or destroy images, and what can this compulsion tell us about the nature of visual representation itself?
Graduate Equivalency: HART 606