University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 31, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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BASQ 666 - Museums, Architecture, City Renewal: The Bilbao Guggenheim

(3 units)
Introduction to the complex architectural, museistic, local/global, artistic, political and epistemological issues presented by the first global museum in its first franchise. (BASQ 666 and ANTH 613 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. integrate and synthesize results from course readings and lectures in the class discussions, term papers and mid-term and final exams.
2. contrast and complement regional and international economies and cultures, explain the relevance of tourism in current global culture, interpret the value or art and architecture in the recreation of new city images and urban centers.
3. analyze the continuities and discontinuities in Bilbao and among the Basques between a premodern traditional anthropological culture and a postmodern architecture-based Americanized culture.

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