Fall 2019 - ARCH 363 D100
Landscape Archaeology (3)
Class Number: 7134
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SECB 1010, Burnaby
Office: EDB 9623
Office Hours: TBA
Prerequisites:ARCH 100 or ARCH 201, and 45 credit hours.
The interpretation of archaeological evidence to look at the ways that people in the past perceived, constructed, and used their natural surroundings and their built environments.
This course will provide an overview of the interpretation of archaeological evidence to look at the ways that people in the past perceived, constructed, and used their natural surroundings and their built environments at a variety of scales. This will include the exploration of a variety of methods used in analyzing archaeological landscapes, such as geoarchaeology, GIS, storytelling, and remote sensing, in order to further students’ understanding of the various approaches archaeologists bring to the analysis of past peoples’ natural and cultural surroundings.
- Written assignment: “A method in landscape archaeology” 20%
- Written assignment: “The archaeology of a global landscape 20%
- Written assignment: “The past locally: visit a place and write about it” 20%
- Three in-class quizzes 30%
- Occasional in-class quick write exercises 10%
None (online readings as assigned)
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