Explore the history, arts, architecture, and religions of the Himalaya.
This program examines art history and Buddhism while traveling through the Indian Himalaya and onto the Tibetan plateau in India. The program allows students to experience Buddhist art and architecture, not just in the classroom or through text, but as a living tradition in historical and contemporary contexts. Learning takes place in classrooms, monasteries, temples, meadows, and on mountainsides.
Major topics of study include:
Traditional and contemporary issues in Himalayan art history