Seminar: Villas and Country Houses from Antiquity to the Present

This seminar will examine the architecture, history, and literature of the villa, country house, and chateau from antiquity to the present. European and American examples will be studied through in-depth case histories, with an emphasis on the social and cultural history of elite country life as experienced by men, women and gender-non-conformists in a variety of historical contexts.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: Any 200-level course in Art History or Architecture and permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Friedman

Distribution Requirements: ARS - Visual Arts, Music, Theater, Film and Video

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes: Mandatory Credit/Non Credit