RCCORE 100 - First Year Seminar
Fall 2022, Section 011 - 20th Century US Urban History
Instruction Mode: Section 011 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: RC Core Courses (RCCORE)
Department: LSA Residential College
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
SWC Writing Assessment. Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

What makes a city? What does it mean to be urban? How do cities change depending on who lives in them and who’s in charge? What role do cities play in American culture and politics? This first year seminar will explore these questions and issues of power, privilege, race, and social justice through a historical study of twentieth-century urban America. We’ll focus on the people who make up American metropolises; the public policies that have shaped American cities; and the role of place in making and encountering urban history. We will take advantage of the many ways to understand the history of American cities, through scholarly texts and first-hand accounts, maps and spatial data, popular culture, photographs, and a field trip beyond the classroom. Students will practice writing in a variety of genres, including historical source analyses, evidence-based argument-driven essays, personal reflections, creative historical fiction, and editorials. In addition to practicing the skills of historical analysis, students will also gain the skills of college-level writing, critical thinking, and academic inquiry.

Schedule

RCCORE 100 - First Year Seminar
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