AFVS 107. Studies of the Built North American Environment since 1580

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: John R. Stilgoe
  • Term: Fall
  • Days: T, Th
  • Time: 9:00-10:15
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences | Graduate School of Design
  • Course ID: 122679
  • Subject Area: Visual and Environmental Studies

North America as an evolving visual environment is analyzed as a systems concatenation involving such constituent elements as farms, small towns, shopping malls, highways, suburbs, and as depicted in fiction, poetry, cartography, television, cinema, and advertising and cybernetic simulation.

Notes: Offered jointly with the Graduate School of Design as 4105. Interested students must attend the first meeting of class during shopping week to speak with the instructor about course enrollment procedure.