ARTH 066. Race, Space, and Architecture
This colloquium considers how race and identity interact with architectural and urban spaces, especially in the United States in the twentieth century. By studying the historical and theoretical dimensions of topics including the meanings attached to public and private housing, the training and practice of designers, and the reconstruction and transformation of urban places, we will interpret how race has shaped buildings, landscapes, and plans. In turn, we will also examine how the built environment has shaped the formation and interpretation of racial categories.
Eligible for BLST
Spring 2023. Goldstein.
Catalog chapter: Art and Art History: Art History
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/art
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