HC 232H: Spaces of Modernity

Winter Term, 2016-2017

Professor: Daniel Rosenberg

4 credits

  • CRN 27301: Wednesday & Friday, 12:00 - 13:20 @ GSH 103

This course examines the emergence of modern social, cultural, and intellectual forms from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. It focuses especially on the histories of Europe and the United States, highlighting the changing spaces of modern life, and the ideas and oppositions that define them, imperial center and colony, city and country, public and private, feminine and masculine. It raises questions of geography, architecture, planning, and related spatial disciplines. In addition, it frames analytic and compositional strategies in preparation for the history research paper in HC233.