Introduction to Heritage Conservation

Special Topics in Archaeology: Introduction to Heritage Conservation
Course Number: 
128
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Section: 
001 LEC
Location: 
2251 College 101
Instructor: 
William A. White
Units: 
4
Time: 
Tu, Th 2:00 AM- 3:30 PM
CCN: 
22114

 

ANTHRO 128-001  Introduction to Heritage Conservation 

How to people decide what is worthy of preservation and what is not? Ever wonder how that building got that historic preservation plaque? Is there an economic reason why a developer would preserve an old building instead of demolishing it and building anew? Why would a local government want to prevent the wholesale destruction of old neighborhoods? This course will help you better understand the mechanics of historic preservation and how it articulates with the wider field of heritage conservation. 

Intro to Heritage Conservation (ANTHRO 128) provides an overview of the origins, history, and execution of heritage conservation with an emphasis on the United States. You will discuss and ponder the motivations for historic preservation regulations in the United States, the role they play in community development, and how these regulations articulate with the wider field of heritage conservation 4 Units