Spring 2023 Course Highlight | From Mecca to Dubai: Architecture in Arabia

Need a seminar for spring? Professor Jennifer Pruitt will be offering AH 510/810 From Mecca to Dubai: Architecture in Arabia | Wednesdays 5:00–7:30PM | L&S Credit. Email Prof. Pruitt for consent to enroll at: jpruitt@wisc.edu.Description: This course examines the rapidly evolving role of architecture in crafting national identity in the Arabian Peninsula. Themes include globalism and its discontents; the role of human rights in architectural construction; architecture as “soft power” and diplomacy; and the place of history in hyper-modernity.