Description: Explore aesthetics, science, interpretation, ethics, management, and conservation of rock engravings and paintings worldwide. We contrast western and non-western modes of interpretation, understandings of landscape, and ethics of site management, focusing on indigenous perspectives in the Americas, Australia, and Africa. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab, including field trips. Prerequisites: junior, senior, or graduate status; at least one upper-division or graduate course in anthropology, art history, AIS, or recreation management; and successful completion of liberal studies writing requirements. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
No sections currently offered.
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking
Prerequisite: Sophomore Status or higher