Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HART 321 - ISTANBUL IMPERIAL CITY

Long Title: IMPERIAL CITY: ISTANBUL 1453-1922
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This thematic seminar examines significant historical moments in the architectural and urban cultural of the Ottoman imperial capital from the moment it was conquered until the demise of the Ottoman empire. Weekly readings and discussions will cover a range of topics including building patronage, architectural decorum, the Byzantine legacy, artistic relations with Persia, India and Europe, cultural pluralism, neighborhood and public life, law and urban order, modernity and modernization. Cross-list: ARCH 331, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 521. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 321 and HART 521.