Stdy/Regional Material Culture
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Times & Locations
|Start Date||End Date||Days||Time||Location|
|1/24/2023||5/8/2023||T||4:10pm - 6:00pm||HORT 422|
Hidden History and New England Material Culture
The course features intensive examination of specialized topics in American Public History and Museum Studies, introducing the theory and methodology of Material Culture: the study of history through the analysis of buildings, human-created landscapes and artifacts made and used in New England. Emphasis will be on readings that reflect fresh trends in research strategies or interpretive direfctions and encompass exploration of c urrent methodologies and "best practices" employed by those involved in the study, interpretation, and display of material culture objects.