Fall 2022 Registration is open for Historic Preservation course and workshop in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) Historic Preservation program. The class and workshop are primarily online and registration fills within 24 hours.
Course and workshop offered:
Introduction to Historic Preservation – Online only.
Note: Anyone who would like to register with a Purchase Order (PO) must contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
About: This course is an introduction to the preservation of the built environment, examining the history and philosophy of historic preservation and how the discipline is practiced today. It will provide the historic framework of how preservation has emerged as a field of specialization and a foundation for understanding preservation issues, terminology, and public policy. Through discussions on the history and guiding principles of historic preservation, the class will explore the secretary of the interior’s standards, national and state register programs, preservation techniques, and the overall benefits of historic preservation. This is a continuing education class taught on a pass/fail basis.
Reading Group: Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America, By Melanie A. Kiechle
About: (Still!) Spending more time at home but still want to read and talk about historic and contemporary issues in historic preservation? Join us as we read and discuss historian Melanie A. Kiechle’s Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America (2019). Weekly readings will be accompanied by digitized primary sources. In the final meeting, we will be joined by the author for an informal discussion.
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