Early Arts of South Asia

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HA 330A

Case studies in the arts in South Asia from the Indus Valley Civilization to the 11th century. The development of Hindu and Buddhist art, architecture and patronage is examined in relation to historical, philosophical and religious backgrounds. Selections from treatises on art and aesthetics are read in translation.


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

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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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