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CS92PROD
The Modern and the Postmodern

HIST 214
Spring 2019 not offered
Crosslisting: COL 214, CHUM 214
Certificates: International Relations, Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

In this course we will examine how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change during the last 200 years. Our readings will be drawn from a variety of areas--philosophy, novels, music, painting, and photography--and we will be concerned with the relations between culture and historical change. Finally, we shall try to determine what it means to be modern today and whether it makes sense to go beyond the modern to the postmodern.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA HIST
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(COL)(CSCT)(HIST-MN)(SISP-Hist Conc)

Last Updated on DEC-05-2019
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