HISTORY 329 - Social Science Topics in History
Section: 001 The American Civil War through Film and Literature
Term: WN 2018
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
May be elected five times for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an in-depth study of a range of topics in mid-nineteenth-century America, including race, slavery, politics, novels, gender, regional identity, the meaning of sacrifice, death and suffering, and the importance of leadership. We will study these subjects through the lenses of history, literature, and film. Students will read and discuss novels, short stories, and poems; watch films inside and outside of class; and read works by historians in order to understand the period and its depiction by modern writers and directors. Classes will combine lectures with discussions of readings and films.

Course Requirements:

Students must attend class, complete all readings, write formal essays, and participate in class discussions.

Intended Audience:

RC and History Undergraduate Students

Class Format:

Lecture and discussion

HISTORY 329 - Social Science Topics in History
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
Th 4:00PM - 7:00PM
002 (LEC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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