AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Monuments Matter
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:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Monuments and the memorial landscape of the United States have been at the center of an intense public conversation about social justice and American identity over the past year. Monuments have been toppled and memorials have been moved into storage in the middle of the night. This course will take up the history and the future of the American commemorative landscape. It will look at two periods of intense interest in memorials and ask what they can teach us not only about who Americans have said they are but also about structures of inequity in the United States and how they are maintained. This First-Year Seminar will use lots of different disciplines - history, history of art, architecture, design, political science, and cultural studies - to explore both these questions about monuments and larger questions about culture and meaning-making.

Schedule

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
27012
Closed
0
3Y1
6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Section 001: Monuments Matter
002 (SEM)
  Hybrid
27013
Closed
0
1Y1
2Enrollment Management
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
26310
Closed
0
1Y1
2Enrollment Management
-
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
004 (SEM)
 In Person
27728
Closed
0
3Enrollment Management
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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