Special Topics in American History

CAS HI 280

Two topics are offered 2015/2016. Students may take one or both for credit. Topic for Fall 2015: Music and Civil Rights in America. Investigates the relationship between musical trends and campaigns for civil rights from the late nineteenth century to the present. Explores the social and cultural contexts in which distinct musical styles emerged and analyzes their broader political impact. Topic for Spring 2016: The Long 1980s. Explores American society, culture, and politics during a decade remarkable not only for its fashion, technology, and pop music but also for its battles over family values, "Reaganomics," the AIDS crisis, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

FALL 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Jarvis CAS 214 MWF 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

SPRG 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Holm KCB 102 MWF 11:00 am-12:00 pm

SPRG 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Robichaud CAS 208 MWF 9:00 am-10:00 am

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