Stdy/Regional Material Culture
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Times & Locations
|4:10pm - 6:00pm
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.