ARH 318: History of Handcrafted Objects

Global history of handcrafted objects from 1400 CE to the present day. Globalization as viewed through the lens of material innovation, cultural exchange, and trade in ceramics, jewelry/metals, textiles and wood/furniture. Craft¿s relationship with aesthetic and technical concerns, as well as social/religious, economic, and political influences are discussed. Modern handcrafted objects and their digital counterparts show evidence of global power struggles, economic shifts, and contrasting belief systems.

2022 Fall
11844 01 Lecture 25 3.00
Days Start End Location
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 5:30 PM EDT 6:45 PM EDT Visual & Perf Arts 156
Instructor: Allison Geremia Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person