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Sophomore Seminar: American Utopias in the 19th Century
HIST 175
Spring 2012 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 231

This sophomore seminar will examine expressions, both religious and secular, of the utopian impulse in American culture. Communitarian experiments launched by Shakers, Mormons, transcendentalists, perfectionists, and feminists will be studied as manifestations of social and religious turmoil and will be compared with their literary analogues.

Essential Capabilities: Effective Citizenship, Ethical Reasoning
This course's focus on the schemes designed by religious and secular reformers to create a more perfect society requires students to evaluate the moral and ethical arguments made for creating a new social order.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(HIST-MN)(HIST)

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