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HIST 166 SC - Self and Society: Political and Cultural Criticism in the U.S.


This course explores the relationship of individuals, communities, and social change through readings in autobiographical, social scientific, philosophical, and political essays. How did writers and activists connect self-understanding, social analysis, and political transformation? Topics include the meanings of identity, the formation of community, the challenge of democracy, violence and justice, and the possibilities of resistance and hope. Readings include works by Angela Davis, W.E.B. Du Bois, Horace Kallen, James Baldwin, Jose Antonio Vargas, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Zora Neale Hurston, Franz Boas, Meridel Le Sueur, Reinhold Niebuhr, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Course Credit: 1.0
Offered: Occasionally


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