Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HART 314 - POLITICS OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Long Title: POLITICS OF CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST, 1800 TO THE PRESENT
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: This seminar will examine the history of the concept of "cultural heritage" in the modern Middle East. We will explore the emergence of concerns for archaeological sites and architectural monuments, and the ability of cultural heritage to shore up contested claims of identity, ideology, and political legitimacy.