* ART 388 / SOC 388 / AMS 388 / ARC 388 (LA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Photo, Urbanism and Civic Change between 1960-1980
Sample reading list:
Jacobs, Jane, The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Abu-Lughod, Janet L., New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles: America's Global Cities
Hunt, D. Bradford, Blueprint for Disaster: Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing
Banham, Rayner, Los Angeles:The Architecture of Four Ecologies
Caro, Robert, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Bussard, Katherine, Alison Fisher, and Greg Foster-Rice, The City Lost and Found
Students will be expected to prepare for and participate in class. This involves completing all readings and watching all films before the date listed on the syllabus and being an active reader (taking notes, underlining key passages, noting questions for class, looking up any unknown names or concepts). Each week's seminar will typically involve approximately 50 pages of reading.
Papers - 45%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 25%
United States Travel Required
Students will be expected to write a series of papers related to course topics, including: short papers analyzing a work of art on view in the exhibition at the Museum and a proposal for a walking tour in New York City. The final assignment will be an on-site walking tour of a site or sites in New York City for which a written version will be submitted.
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