Summer Classes; GLA 640 (Graduate Student Class)

Campidoglio, Rome, Italy

GLA 640 Urban Open Spaces 


This course will explore the cultural history of open spaces such as gardens, parks, plazas, and state and national park systems around the world. Students will be introduced to the perceptions of nature as impacted by industrialization, increased urbanization, social reform, concerns about ecology, and the preservation of natural resources.