Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 308 - LIVING IN THE CITY

Long Title: LIVING IN THE CITY IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Seminar combines primary and secondary sources to explore the urban experiences of Ottoman men and women in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Looking at several cities including Istanbul, Izmir, Salonika, Damascus, Aleppo and Alexandria, we will discuss such issues as neighborhood and community life, public spaces and recreational culture perceptions of space, urban institutions, Muslim and non-Muslim relations, migration and marginality, violence and death. Reading knowledge of French and /or Turkish helpful but not necessary. Cross-list: ARCH 318, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 508. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 308 if student has credit for HART 508.