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Landscape and Ideology, 1500-1700
ARHA 322
Fall 2009
Section: 01  

Landscape, as Denis Cosgrove and others have argued, is a way of seeing the world. As such, it is always a reflection of social systems and cultural practices, as well as an agent that shapes them in turn. By considering ways in which landscape was constructed and instrumentalized through a variety of artistic media--from painting, prints, and maps, to villas and gardens--this seminar will consider its historical place in early modern European visual culture, while engaging venues through which it continues to be discussed and theorized in the fields of art and architectural history, landscape studies, and cultural geography.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
In addition to regular seminar discussions and short written responses to
reading materials, students will complete a substantial research project
and present it in both oral and written forms.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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