Fall 2023 Course Highlight | A History of the World in 20 Buildings

In Fall 2023, Professor Jennifer Pruitt will be offering the course ART HIST 210 A History of the World in 20 Buildings | TR 4:30–5:20pm | No Prereqs! | Humanities Breadth | L&S Credit. Enroll here.Description: Take a journey through space and time as we explore the history of the world through its great buildings. Learn to recognize, analyze, and question the dynamic interaction between culture, politics, religion, and architectural form. Perhaps more than any other visual art, architecture is alive. Buildings shapeshift over decades, centuries, millennia. They stand among us as both witnesses to and agents of historical change. Together, we will unpack our buildings’ histories to reveal their role in our shared human story.