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If Walls Could Talk – Part Two

Course number : 19900   ID : 88521    Class Section : FAB-PE
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This is a sequel to the class If Walls Could Talk in which the history of your home is examined.  Is your home your castle? In the Middle Ages, castles consisted of one main room where everyone on the estate regardless of station lived together.   Within that room people ate together, worked together, were born and died together. Being born first requires being conceived so everyone watched other people have sex in that communal room. Everything was public. When did that public room divide into separate, private spaces with status determining individual usage?  Heating, lighting, and plumbing in different forms eventually were added.  What’s the connection between the Latin word for lead and the word plumber?  Why do the British call their bathrooms “water closets”? Join us as we study the blueprint of how houses evolved and answer the question: “Who invented blueprints anyway?”

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

CE South Building

Roberta Boggess 



Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment



Registration Closes On
Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019 Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 107 Roberta Boggess