CHIN 3311 - The Dao and the World in Medieval China Course uri icon



  • An interdisciplinary examination of the role of Daoist and Buddhist philosophical and religious concepts and images in medieval Chinese civilization, including literature and the arts. Focuses on the personal aspects of this period of religious and intellectual ferment, tracing the representation of these ideas in Chinese poetry, prose, painting and the plastic arts as well as their role in philosophical and religious speculation. Taught in English. Recommended prerequisite: CHIN 1012 or CHIN 1051.