AMCULT 204 - Themes in American Culture
Section: 001 Spies and Sci-Fi, Coups and Concerts: Cold War Culture
Term: FA 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 (LEC)
 
37837
Open
8
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-007). Meets with HISTORY 230.001.
002 (DIS)
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44641
Open
2
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-007). Meets with HISTORY 230.001.
003 (DIS)
P
37839
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-007). Meets with HISTORY 230.001.
004 (DIS)
P
37841
Open
1
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-007). Meets with HISTORY 230.001.
005 (DIS)
P
37843
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-007). Meets with HISTORY 230.001.
006 (DIS)
P
37845
Open
2
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect a discussion section (sections 002-007). Meets with HISTORY 230.001.
007 (DIS)
P
37847
Open
0
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Meets with HISTORY 230.007.
008 (REC)
P
37849
Open
2
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
009 (LEC)
 
46409
Closed
0
 
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MW 12:00PM - 1:00PM
010 (DIS)
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46410
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0
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
46411
Closed
0
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
012 (DIS)
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46412
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
013 (DIS)
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46413
Closed
0
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
014 (DIS)
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46415
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0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
015 (DIS)
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46416
Closed
0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
016 (REC)
P
48455
Open
7
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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