"Imagining Venice"
Art/Comm 285

Course description: Students will acquire a background knowledge of Venetian history, geography, demography, culture, and politics with special attention to how Venice has operated as a significant symbol - of an untouchable republic, of a militant mercantile nation, of a corrupt political system, of a decadently sexual culture, and of a dying empire - within various cultural media and artifacts of the Western world.

This course will satisfy the Core 21 requirement for 1 unit of participatory visual & performing arts for students who complete the post-travel portion of the course.


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