American Arts and Society
CAS AM 250
Investigates key issues and themes in American arts and letters. Topic for Spring 2016: In Love and War: Intimate Relationships and the American Homefront Since the Civil War. Throughout American history, the experience of war has fundamentally shaped the ways that Americans think about themselves, their fellow Americans, and the meanings of national citizenship; and has exerted a powerful influence on familial, sexual, and marital relations, gender roles, and childrearing practices.