World Thought is an examination of representative thought and expression of a number of world civilizations from the Second Century, C.E. through the Seventeenth Century, C.E. The course focuses on significant achievements in architecture, art, theatre arts, literature, music, philosophy, religion, and science. This unit will focus on Dante and the Quattrocento, covering issues in literature of 14thc Italy - in context of the particular influence of Dante’s Divine Comedy. The house will examine contemporaneous works in visual art and architecture, especially those reflecting the Divine Comedy. Excursions will include Florence and Orvieto. 3 hours.
All levels of painting and drawing will be offered for undergraduate credit through the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
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