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ANTH 442B - Industrial Archaeology

(3 units) CO11
Comparative and historical study of industrial technology, communities, and landscape in America and Europe through physical remains.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. outline the history of IA and industrial heritage organizations (e.g., HABS HAER, SIA, AIA, TICCIH).
2. describe methods in IA such as archival research, site survey, excavation, artifact analysis, and documentation of material remains.
3. identify the physical remains of historic industrial sites, processes, structures, and artifacts, (e.g., material remains of mining, aviation, bridges, mills and railroads).
4. evaluate infrastructural systems and industrial remains for how they shed light on culture, society, and human agency.
5. discuss Industrial Archaeology in the context of local, regional, national, and international heritage.
6. interpret case studies in IA that discuss, for example, technological change, identity, class relations, industrial communities, and heritage disputes.
7. develop skills in critical thinking, academic writing and research, and scholarly public speaking.


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