People and Things in the Early Modern Domestic Interior
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A critical investigation of the material culture of the home in Early Modern Europe (1400-1800) in the context of world trade and exploration. Examines the means by which household objects shape the dynamic social processes of cultural exchange and identity formation at the local, regional, and global level. Media to be considered may include jewelry, textiles, clothing, ceramics, furniture, prints, maps, portraits, paintings, and sculptures.
Undergraduate course in History in Art offered by the Department of History in Art in the Faculty of Fine Arts.