This course will examine Islamic art and architecture through religious, historical, political, and cultural practices from the seventh century to the present. Combining a thematic approach (such as kingship, gift exchange, identity, etc.) with the more traditional chronological and geographical approaches, this course will trace the visual and material culture of Islam and its global influence. This course fulfills a Histories, Places, and Philosophies requirement for Humanities and Sciences.

Course Number: 
AH/HS 3725
AH 1702 or faculty permission
Course Type: 
Liberal Arts