Course Descriptions & Syllabi

605 Methods in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies ( Spring 2020)

This course offers a critical overview of the variety of methods that are used in the identification, documentation and management of cultural heritage. Students will engage with the different types of heritage sources and disciplines that define this subject of study in all its diversity, in order to discuss methods descriptively and critically. Each seminar will consider the documentation of heritage from a different disciplinary vantage point, inviting discussions on the intimate relationship between methods, theories and standards used in cultural heritage. This course offers a venue and support for students to discuss and define more robust methodologies in their research papers and dissertations.