iconography, aesthetics, performance

A number of department faculty have conducted research on symbolism, symbolic meaning, and symbolic practices (Ness, Taube); dance, movement, and bodily performance (Becker, Ness, Taube); representation and performativity (Nah, Ness, Schwenkel, Tsukamoto); art and aesthetics (Nah, Ness, Ossman, Schwenkel, Taube); architecture (Schwenkel, Stanton, Tsukamoto); everyday communicative practices (Nah); images and global media (Nah, Ossman, Schwenkel).