Iconoclasms: The Destruction of Images (3 cr.)

Course Details

Course Level: 
Graduate Course
Course Number: 
HART 606
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Day(s): 
Thu
Time: 
1-3:29pm
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?
Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 406