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Fall 2017-2018
ARC 525 / MOD 524   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Mapping the City: Cities and Cinema

M. Christine Boyer

A seminar focusing on city imagery and architectural entertainments by examining different methods of framing the city through travel, in the theater, through the invention of traditions, at the museum, from the cinema, or through its architectural composition and spatial configuration.

Sample reading list:
James Corner, The Agency of Mapping
Rem Koolhaas, Junkspace
Jacques Ranciere, Sentence, Image, History
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Required viewing of films every week in addition to required readings. Project on the general theme of mapping the city through cinema utilizing materials from films, urban texts, and readings

Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23427 S01 10:00 am - 12:50 pm M   Architecture Building   S118   Enrolled:11 Limit:15