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A 2011 course by Robin Jensen at Vanderbilt University "is an interdisciplinary study of the art and architecture in the Roman Empire of the fourth through sixth centuries CE in the context of political and religious transformations during that era."
A 2002 course by K.I. Koppedrayer at Wilfrid Laurier University explores "how Hindus, Buddhists and others have expressed their understanding of the nature, meaning and goal of human existence in stories, architecture and ritual."
A 1998 course by Thomas Peterson at Alfred University "explores how cultural worlds of meaning arise by examining artists and shamans who are involved in their constructions . . . (and) the relationship between material culture and the construction of meaning in various cultures."
A 2013 course by Zachary Braiterman at Syracuse University that examines "the intersection of religion with auratic aesthetics, technology, and new media."
A 2005 course by Rudra Vilius Dundzila at City Colleges of Chicago is an "interdisciplinary survey of significant intellectual and artistic achievements of non-Western cultures through selected works of literature, philosophy, visual art, music and other performing arts."
A 1997 course by Thomas Peterson at Alfred University explores "How and why are symbolic frameworks transmuted from certain forms to others through the creative imagination? Special attention to masking will help focus on "image" at the point where ritual and myth intersect with the performing and visual arts. Masking is also a place where identity and culture meet; it therefore raises the question about how the creative process is both a personal and social phenomenon."