GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2011
04304: North American Seacoasts and Landscapes: Discovery Period to the Present (HIS 0430400)
Seminar - 4 credits
Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00 Sever 215
Selected topics in the history of the North American coastal zone, including the seashore as wilderness, as industrial site, as area of recreation, and as artistic subject; the shape of coastal landscape for conflicting uses over time; and the perception of the seashore as marginal zone in literature, photography, painting, film, television, and advertising. Note: Offered jointly with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as VES 166. Prerequisites: GSD 4105 and GSD 4303, or permission of the instructor.