Splendors of Imperial China

NMSU Faculty-Led Cultural History Tour
March 19 – April 1, 2014

with Dr. Margaret Goehring & Prof. Elvira Hammond

ART 311/511: T/H 13:10-14:25, and HIST 323/549: MWF 11:30-12:20

Credits: 1
(this is the “Lab Section” of ARH 311/511 or HIST 323). Students are encouraged, but not required, to take the 3-credit course through the semester as well.

Highlights: Beijing, Datong, Xian, Luoyang, and Shanghai.

This course will focus on the imperial heritage of China – urban planning, architecture, landscaping, painting, performance, calligraphy, religion, foreign inuences, cuisine, and more.We will climb the Ming Great Wall, see archeological wonders from the Qin and Han, marvel at Buddhist grottoes from the Northern Wei and Tang, spend the night in a Ming walled city and visit contemporary art galleries to see how ancient themes are incorporated in modern art. Along the way Professors Goehring and Hammond will use the ‘living classroom’ to teach about Chinese art and culture through the centuries.

Want more information? Come to the Pre-Travel Meetings:

Monday, Nov. 4, 12pm,
Breland Hall, Room 179 B-C (Confucius Inst,);
Further meetings in November, January, February, and March.

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Must have passport valid through Dec. 1, 2014 with 2 blank pages, and must be 18 years old by March 15, 2014.

Estimated Cost:

Land $2340
Air $1400

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Dr. Margaret Goehring,
Assistant Professor of Art History
Department of Art

Elvira Hammond
College Associate Professor
Department of History


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