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Spring 2018 American Studies: History UN3580 section 001

Call Number 67592
Day & Time
T 4:10pm-6:00pm
To be announced
Points 4
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Casey Blake
Course Description A seminar on the history of American cultural criticism since the late nineteenth century.  Themes include the search for forms of artistic expression appropriate to a democratic society; the consequences of urbanism and corporate industrialization for American culture and values; the implications of ethno-racial diversity for American culture and national identity; tensions between “popular” or “mass” culture, the avant-garde, and “high” culture; selfhood and the moral life; the shift from a modernist to a postmodernist sensibility; and the public role of the critic in the United States.   Field(s): US
Web Site CourseWorks
Department History
Enrollment 0 students (15 max) as of 7:59PM Sunday, October 22, 2017
Subject American Studies: History
Number UN3580
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of the Arts, International and Public Affairs, Barnard, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Campus Morningside
Note Attend 1st class for instruct permission
Section key 20181AMHS3580W001

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