HISTORY 262 - The American South
Winter 2022, Section 001 - A History of Race and Culture since Reconstruction
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/5/22 - 4/19/22 (see other Sections below)
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Description

Martin Luther King, Jr., Hank Williams, and Beyoncé. The Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and Confederate monuments. The US South has often been at the center of the major historical and cultural events of the twentieth century and into the present. Culturally, the region has been the birthplace of American music (from blues and country to rock and roll and hip hop), the home of great literature, and the source of various religious, culinary, and other traditions. Politically, the region has been a site of intense conflicts over race, citizenship, and memory. In this course, we will explore the cultures of the South and situate them within a historical context. We will consider the various every day and expressive cultural forms that emerged from segregation and black protests, from working-class life, from Asian and Latin American migrations, from interactions with the rest of the nation, and from numerous other economic, political, and demographic transformations in the twentieth century. With a central interest in the race, we will also consider how the region’s racial and cultural developments have regularly intersected with the ideas and practices of gender, class, ethnicity, and nation. Throughout the semester, two broad questions will regularly guide our readings and conversations: What is the relationship between race and culture in the South? In what ways is the South unique from other regions and in what ways is it emblematic of the larger nation?

Course Requirements:

 Take-home exams, paper

Schedule

HISTORY 262 - The American South
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
22423
Open
40
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
002 (DIS)
 In Person
22424
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
003 (DIS)
 In Person
22425
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
004 (DIS)
 In Person
22426
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
005 (DIS)
 In Person
22427
Open
11
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
006 (DIS)
 In Person
22428
Open
15
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
007 (DIS)
 In Person
22429
Closed
0
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
008 (DIS)
 In Person
30488
Closed
0
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
009 (DIS)
 In Person
30489
Open
15
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
010 (DIS)
 In Person
36988
Closed
0
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22

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