Early Arts of Southeast Asia

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: part of HA 333, HA 333A

A survey of the arts of Southeast Asia, starting with prehistoric and contemporary tribal/indigenous cultures, up to the arrival of Islam. Discussion will include the majority of countries in the region, with emphasis on Indonesia. Monumental and personal arts relating to Hindu, Buddhist and Primal religious communities will be discussed with attention to gender and historiography. Indigenous texts and film will be used as source materials and basis for discussion.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 333A, HA 333, HA 333A.
  • Normally to be offered in alternate years with AHVS 330A, AHVS 330B.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer Fall Spring

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