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CS92PROD
Architecture: Historiography, Theory, Criticism; Traditional and Contemporary Approaches

ARHA 364
Spring 2023
Section: 01  
Course Cluster and Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Certificate, Urban Studies

This seminar--intended primarily for majors in history of art and architecture, for studio majors concentrating in architecture, and students interested in urban studies--surveys different methods of studying architecture and its history. Emphasis throughout is on comparison of general theories of interpretation in art history and other disciplines and their application to specific works of art and architecture. Topics include monumentality and collective memory, stylistic analysis, philosophical aesthetics, iconography and semiotics, patronage and ideological expression, structural technology and building process, material culture and consumption, vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes, spatial form, urban landscapes, sociology, and affordable housing. Along with colonial, postcolonial, and decolonial studies of architecture, the seminar incorporates feminist architectural history and theory, energy studies, race and histories of modern architecture, and questions of canon formation and canonicity.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(ARST)(CSCT)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on JUN-21-2024
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