AMCULT 204 - Themes in American Culture
Section: 009 Spies and Sci-Fi, Coups and Concerts: Cold War Culture
Term: WN 2009
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course will examine the politics and culture of the Cold War within the United States as well as U.S. foreign policy abroad. We will consider popular culture (such as cartoons, films, novels), in order to examine gender, race, and sexuality, material culture, and the machinations of governments, spies and covert operations. We will also focus on the government-sponsored cultural programs that sent everything from jazz bands to modern art traveling throughout the globe. We will look at the private initiatives of American citizens in shaping U.S. relations with other nations, such as missionaries and international adoption agencies. In all cases, we will attempt to treat politics and culture with equal seriousness and rigor. In addition to two in-class midterms and a take home final, all students will participate in a group project, where small groups will examine and analysis and examine a product of Cold War culture.

AMCULT 204 - Themes in American Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
24603
Open
10
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section 001 meets with English 280-002
009 (LEC)
 
27557
Open
4
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 009 when they elect a discussion section (sections 010-012).
010 (DIS)
P
27558
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
27656
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
27657
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
013 (LEC)
 
27658
Open
6
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 013 when they elect a discussion section (sections 014-016).
014 (DIS)
P
27659
Open
1
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
015 (DIS)
P
27660
Open
5
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
016 (DIS)
P
27703
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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