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The Sixties
ENGL 237
Fall 2010 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 251, HIST 298

This course will focus on the 1960s in the United States. Topics to be considered will include: the civil rights movement; the antiwar movement; the Goldwater conservative movement; gay liberation; second-wave feminism; pop art; the New York School poets; Judson School dance; the new journalism; tendencies and developments within American Protestantism, Catholicism, and Judaism; student movements; the black power movement; the rise of Asian American and Latino/a cultural nationalisms; electoral politics; environmentalism; Phyllis Schlafly and the Eagle Forum; the Cuban missile crisis; and the counterculture. The approach will be multidisciplinary, drawing on the insights and interpretive methods of history, literary criticism, American studies, government, art history, and the history of science. No previous knowledge of these various disciplines or of the topics of the course is presupposed. Preference will be given to sophomores.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(HIST)

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