Studies of the Built North American Environment: since 1580

North America as an evolving visual environment is analyzed as a systems concatenation involving such constituent elements as farms, small towns, shopping malls, highways, suburbs, and as depicted in fiction, poetry, cartography, television, cinema, and advertising and cybernetic simulation.

This course will meet in a temporary location for the first three weeks of the semester. The intial location is Boylston Hall, room 105.