AR-500 / 3 credits

Teacher: Aureli Pier Vittorio

Language: English


Summary

Negative Creep: Reading Manfredo Tafuri, Today. The course offers a systematic introduction of the architectural historian Manfredo Tafuri's body of work to students in order to ease their reading of his often difficult work and discover its contemporary relevance.

Content

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Interpret in a critical manner the concepts developed during the course
  • Demonstrate knowledge of architectural historiography
  • Develop a reflection on the relationship between historical conditions and architecture

Expected student activities

Personal work during the semester, reading of texts, personal study of a theme to be concretized into a paper of approximately 3.000 words.

Assessment methods

The main goal of the course is to encourage students to read as much as they can. Therefore, the main factor in the evaluation will be the student's capacity to assemble and read a relevant body of texts.

 

40% Specificity of the theme and reading relevant bibliography

40% Writing of the paper, especially referencing and footnoting

20% Clear oral exposition

 

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Others

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Reading Manfredo Tafuri
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Reading Manfredo Tafuri
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
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19-20     
20-21     
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