History of ceramics in East Asia

6 credits

This class will acquaint students with the artistic styles, traditions, and techniques in the history of ceramics in China, Japan, and Korea from the tenth to the eighteenth centuries., with particular attention to the social and intellectual climate across geographical boundaries. The class discusses domestic and export ceramics, changes in aesthetic concept, consumption and collecting, as well as interaction with other cultures. Through a comparative approach, this class aims to understand the vibrant cultural dynamics in East Asia.

100% coursework




“This course is interesting and I really enjoy the class.”

ARTH2099 student, 2017-2018

“We were able to touch on various different ceramics, showing the relationship and connections between various parts of East Asia, giving us students a taste of the different types, allowing us to pursue the area of our interest.”

ARTH2099 student, 2017-2018

“Normal workload, the lectures are interesting.”

ARTH2099 student, 2017-2018

“Great introduction for someone who has zero knowledge about ceramics.”

ARTH2099 student, 2017-2018