HISTORY 496 - History Colloquium
Fall 2021, Section 002 - Fascism from a Comparative Perspective
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
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This course introduces students to the history of activism in the United States after WW II and it particularly emphasizes on the social and political movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Students will be asked to analyze the origins, strengths, weaknesses, and impact of various movements and the important connections between them. Among these will be the LGBTQ movement, the Black Freedom Struggle, the Welfare Rights Movement, the Prisoner Rights Movement, the Chicano/a Rights Movement, the Asian- American Rights Movement, the Women’s Movement, and many more. Students will draw from books, memoirs, and primary documents, as well as will view numerous documentaries so that they not only have a good handle on what motivated various social and political movements and what their impact might have been, but also how those movements shine an important light on politics today.

Course Requirements:

Intensive reading; meets the LSA Upper-Level Writing Requirement


HISTORY 496 - History Colloquium
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: All sections of HISTORY 496 are reserved for Juniors and Seniors and is generally enrolled by override only. Seat availability is shown, but interested students may contact Sheila at sheilaw@umich.edu for questions.
002 (SEM)
 In Person
Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM

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