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Spring 2013 Courses in Heritage Preservation


Name
Time
CRN
Instructor

ANTH 6080
Consumption and Material Culture
M/W 4:30p-7:00p
17301
Staff
This course examines anthropological approaches to material culture and consumption: the practices, relations, and rituals through which things from food and clothing to shell valuables or money become meaningful and are used in the organization of social life. Readings include classic works of anthropology and social theory as well as recent ethnographies of western capitalist, colonial/postcolonial and postsocialist settings.

ANTH 6480
Ethnographic Analysis
Tu/Th 10:00a-11:45a
16400
Catey
Prerequisite: Anth 2020 with grade of C or higher or consent of instructor. Critical survey of current ethnographic theories and analysis of classic ethnographies. Includes a workshop during which students will improve their ethnographic writing skills. Students will also participate in WebCT discussion forums.

ANTH 6600
Archaeological Theory
Tu/Th 1:00p-2:45p
13376
Morehart
Review of the history of theory in anthropological archaeology, followed by a comprehensive overview of the state of contemporary theory and new theoretical directions in the discipline.

FOLK 6110
Irish Folk Culture
M/W 5:30p-6:45p
17286
Burrison
Traditional culture from the Celts to the present, including saga literature, farmsteads and houses, singing, storytelling, and supernatural beliefs.

GEOG 6518
Digital Cartography
M/W 2:30p-4:15p
13423
Hawthorne
An introduction to the principles, methods, theory, and practices of contemporary digital cartography.

GEOG 6532
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Th 4:30p-7:55p
13315
Dai
Fundamental concepts and applications of raster and vector-based geographic information systems involving the integration and synthesis of geographic data with map overlays, databases, computer graphics, and/or remote sensing imagery.

GEOG 6534
Advanced GIS
Tu 4:15p-7:40p
18161
Staff
Advanced concepts of geographic information systems including the examination of a variety of applications of GIS technology.

HIST 6320
Metropolitan Atlanta
W 4:30p-7:00p
13817
Steffen
Interdisciplinary perspective focusing on social, historical, and geographic processes which have shaped the Atlanta region.

HIST 7000
Intro to Hist. Methods & Theory
Th 1:00p-4:25p
16933
Fletcher
Th 5:30p-8:55p
15884
Perry
A general introduction to the theoretical and analytical frameworks used by historians, which can include but is not limited to Marxist, gender, anthropological, sociological, cultural, linguistic, and post colonial interpretative methods. Required of all candidates for graduate degrees in history, to be taken in the first year of residence if possible. A grade of B or higher is required of all M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.

HIST 7010
Issues and Interpretation in American History
W 1:00p-4:25p
14759
Baker
Study and discussion of important historical questions; introduction to the historiography of the field.

HIST 8065
Georgia History
Tu 5:30p-8:55p
15888
Eskew
This seminar course offers an overview to some of the key currents and developments in Georgia history, from pre-colonial times to contemporary Georgia, as well as the relevant historiography. The course will situate Georgia history within a variety of broader regional, national and international contexts. Furthermore, the course will emphasize the history of both ordinary and prominent Georgians, and will include examples of various subfields of history (i.e., environmental history, social history, labor history, women's history, political history). This offering is of use to students considering Georgia-related themes for their theses and dissertations, students in the Heritage Preservation Program, and TEEMS students alike, along with students generally interested in the subject.
 

HIST 8630
American Built Environment
Tu 4:30p-7:00p
15435
Trask
Explores the history, design, and meaning of ordinary buildings in the U.S. from houses and resorts to skyscrapers and factories. Topics include theories of "high" culture and "low," definitions of house and home, the cultural significance of real estate, and how to assign value to mass-produced landscapes. Students will learn to use buildings as evidence of larger social, economic, and political trends in the 19th and 20th century, and to interpret buildings through methodologies and theories from urban and architectural history, cultural geography, anthropology, and sociology.

HIST 8635
U.S. Cities
Th 7:15p-9:45p
13593
Crimmins
The history of the U.S. city from colonial times to the present, focusing on spatial development, technological change, and their relationship to civic culture.

Preservation Planning
W 7:15p-9:45p
10708
Laub/Eaddy
Planning tools for the identification and preservation of the historic environment.

Historic American Landscapes and Gardens
M 7:15p-9:45p
10666
Kohr
American landscapes and gardens with respect to the social, cultural, historical, and geographic factors that influence their design and development.

HIST 8680
Internship
10667
Laub
Prerequisite: consent of the department. Required for students seeking concentration in archival administration. Through a prescribed field experience students are given the opportunity to apply knowledge, theory, and understanding gained from courses.

HIST 8690
American Architectural History
Th 4:30p-7:00p
13170
Smith
Major themes in American architecture from European colonization to modernism. Selected architects, buildings, and vernacular traditions are examined.

Case Studies in Historic Preservation
Tu 7:15-9:45
10668
Laub
Research seminar in the techniques of documentation and analysis of historic sites and districts.

Museum Studies
W 4:30p-7:00p
10669
Dixson
Comprehensive overview of museums in the U.S., their history, philosophical backgrounds, and ethical issues. Museum management, artifact accession, and exhibition production will be examined.

HIST 8800
Directed Study in Public History
Th 4:30p-7:00p
14735
Wilson

History and Politics of Historic Preservation
W 4:30p-7:00p
16535
Trask
Analysis of a selected historical issue or topic, such as modernization, religion, revolution, role of women, and peasant societies. May be repeated for credit if topics vary.

HIST 8900
Directed Readings
TBD
TBD
Laub

PMAP 8210
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
Tu 4:30p-7:00p
14574
Lecy
Overview of the nonprofit sector in society with a consideration of the nonprofit sector's relationship to the state and to for-profit sectors. Attention will be given to the social settings in which nonprofit organizations exist, and to contemporary public policy issues regarding the nonprofit sector.

PMAP 8311
Urban Demography and Analysis
Tu 7:15p-9:45p
11406
Hacker
This course addresses the role of demography in urban policy and planning, and the impact of a changing population and their activities on our cities and communities. This course makes in-depth use of the U.S. census data in deriving measurements and conducting analysis on regional and local economic and social conditions with emphasis on both the spatial and temporal perspectives. Substantive topics to be discussed include racial/ethnic composition, immigration, housing, employment, poverty and economic development, transportation, as well as land use and urban spatial structure.

PMAP 8431
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Th 4:30p-7:00p
12833
Thomas
Examination and application of theories of leadership and organizational behavior, with attention to communication, motivation, group dynamics, organizational change, leadership and decision making in public organizations.

RE 8090
Real Estate Case Analysis
W 4:30p-7:00p
11100
Ziobrowski
The full scope of real estate decision-making is integrated in this course. Students get the opportunity to use their knowledge of real estate investment, finance, marketing and management in a case study format. Legal, ethical, political and international issues are incorporated in the cases. The course also offers a forum to examine topics of current significance


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