African Architecture

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2022

This course examines architecture in African in an array of contexts and historical periods. Emphasis will be given to the shaping of the built environment around core cultural, social, political and economic contexts. Questions of style, materials, design considerations, gender, class, religion, building genres, colonialism and globalization will be addressed. Students will gain a knowledge not only of key monuments and models of African architecture, but also of differential scholarly approaches to these striking traditions. 

 

Additional Information:
Faculty: Suzanne Blier
Semester: Full Fall Term
Time: Monday, 12:00 - 2:45 pm
AFRAMER 174X