Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2006/2007
Canadian Excellence

The City in Contemporary Life
0.5 Credit

This course will provide an overview of the rise of the city and explore urban life from a variety of perspectives. Topics to be discussed may include the factors contributing to urbanization, utopian ideals of city design, the environmental impact of cities, urban architecture, the enduring importance of neighbourhoods, the battle over public space, brownfields and the city in literature and film.

Additional Course Information
1.0 300 level CT credit and registration in the Honours CT program, or permission of the instructor.