Material evidence for the arrival of Buddhism in Southeast Asia, the merger of pre-existing traditions with waves of cultural influx from South Asia, the resulting unique forms of visual culture.
|Paper title||Buddhist Visual Culture in Southeast Asia|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,162.75|
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Buddhist visual culture in mainland Southeast Asia
- Place the material evidence of Buddhism's arrival and development in Southeast Asia in the religious, social and cultural environments in which it was created
- Give an account of Buddhist visual culture from an art historical perspective
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills in weighing evidence and scholarly arguments to decide what can be determined about the history of Buddhism in Southeast Asia from the extant material remains
- Develop and defend, in writing, an account of an aspect of the development of Buddhism and Buddhist visual culture in Southeast Asia