AMCULT 374 - The Politics and Culture of the "Sixties"
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Civil Rights, Vietnam, Women’s Rights, Black Power, Brown Power, and campus activism. Rock ‘n’ Roll, Motown, The Graduate, Woodstock, and Hippies. The 1960s staged some of the most transformative political and cultural developments in American history. This course examines the 1960s as a series of cultural and political battles in which various groups fought over what it means to be an American. We’ll consider the political battles that were waged from the early days of the civil rights movement to the activism on college campuses to the resignation of Richard Nixon. We’ll also consider the cultural battles from the youth culture and black culture origins of rock ‘n’ roll to the popularity of the Beatles to the emergence of a counterculture. Along the way, with a focus on race, ethnicity, and gender, we will pay close attention to those who mobilized for social, political, and cultural change and to those who mobilized in defense of the status quo.

Course Requirements:

Reading, Two Exams, One Essay, Regular Participation. Most assignments will be completed and submitted asynchronously. Discussion sections will require synchronous participation.

Class Format:

In person

Schedule

AMCULT 374 - The Politics and Culture of the "Sixties"
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
26479
Open
15
 
37
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
26480
Open
1
 
8
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
26481
Open
4
 
9
Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
26482
Open
3
 
5
Th 6:00PM - 7:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
26483
Open
1
 
3
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
26484
Open
2
 
7
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
26485
Open
4
 
5
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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