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CULT 555 Urban Spaces and Cultures 3 Credits
How do we begin to understand te diffrences ,commonalities, and interconnections between 'World Cities' - such as Cairo, New York, Istanbul or Singapore? This course provides a ciritical guide to diverse ideas, concepts and frameworks used to study such cities. It explores how city spaces and cultures are constituted, divided and contested, by focusing such topics as: colonial landspaces of power and exclusion, modernist projects of urban renewal and dislocation, 'post-modern' spaces of spectacle and consumption, ghettoes of affluence and poverty, ethnic divisions of labor and informal economies behind the facades of the global capital.
Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2023-2024 Urban Spaces and Cultures 3
Spring 2022-2023 Urban Spaces and Cultures 3
Fall 2013-2014 Urban Spaces and Cultures 3
Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: