*AFVS 166. North American Seacoasts and Landscapes, Discovery to Present: Seminar


  • Professor: John Stilgoe
  • Term: Fall
  • Days: T
  • Time: 12:00-2:00PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences | Graduate School of Design
  • Course ID: 117143
  • Subject Area: Visual and Environmental Studies

Selected topics in the history of the North American coastal zone, including the seashore as wilderness, as industrial site, as area of recreation, and as artistic subject; the shape of coastal landscape for conflicting uses over time; and the perception of the seashore as marginal zone in literature, photography, film, television, and advertising.

Note: Offered jointly with the Graduate School of Design as 4304. Interested students must attend first meeting of class during shopping week to speak with the instructor about course enrollment procedure.