One Class, One Day: Life's a Beach


CAS class examines role of surfing culture

When you think about American Studies, the topic of surfing isn’t usually the first that pops into your mind. But for graduate student Samuel Palfreyman (GRS’19), it is quite the opposite. In his course Life’s a Beach: The Beach Boys, Surfing, and the Influential 1960s Southern California Subculture, he examines the broad impact that surfing has had on American culture.

Learn more about this course and get a glimpse inside the classroom in BU Today‘s One Class, One Day article.