HIST 388: Topics in European History

HIST 388-DL2: History of Modern Architecture
(Spring 2021)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR


Section Information for Spring 2021

This course will trace the history of modern architecture in the Western world from the mid-19th century to the present. We will explore this history through key movements such as Art Nouveau, Futurism, Modernism, and Post-Modernism; influential architectural designers and theorists, from Louis Sullivan to Le Corbusier; and enduring issues such as gender, class, race, and technology. We will look closely at major modern monuments, while also placing these and other vernacular architectural developments within their changing urban contexts. Our aim will be to gain a more nuanced understanding of the modern built environment alongside evolving political, social, and cultural currents.

HIST 388 DL2 is a distance education section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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