Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ARCH 318 - LIVING IN THE CITY

Long Title: LIVING IN THE CITY IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
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: HART 308, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 518. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 318 if student has credit for ARCH 518.