HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM

HP 304 Contemporary Preservation Policy and Planning Seminar

Course description

This seminar explores contemporary preservation policy and planning issues through readings and seminars. Course goals include addressing such questions as: What is the history of preservation in the United States and elsewhere in the world? How has preservation theory evolved and where is it headed? Why preserve? What are some of the most common and most difficult contemporary preservation challenges and issues? What preservation policy and planning strategies are effective and appropriate? How are preservation policy and planning goals addressed by professionals in the field? How can we be effective preservation leaders?

For more information on this course which normally runs in the spring semester and is offered only to historic preservation graduate students, contact the UVM Historic Preservation Program at historic.preservation@uvm.edu.