Jul 19, 2019  
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HIST 166 SC - Political and Cultural Criticism in the U.S


This course focuses on political and cultural criticism in the U.S. since the turn of the (20th) century as means of activism and critique. We will read fiction, memoirs, social scientific, philosophical and political essays to understand the efforts to understand and transform society. Topics include the relationship between the individual and society, the possibility of community, the challenge of democracy, aesthetics and politics, the rise of science and the cult of expertise, violence and technocracy, alienation and the desire for engagement, exile and national identity.

Course Credit: 1.0


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