Parisians at the dawn of the twentieth century re-make art, politics, and sexuality. A hunger strike at a supermax prison in California in 2013 spirals into a coordinated protest against mass incarceration. In this unit you study a moment in history that has a bearing on the world we live in today in a semester-long seminar with an expert in the field. You'll develop skills in assessing evidence and understanding events and issues in context.
1x2hr seminar/week, 1x1hr lecture/week
1x2500wd Essay (45%), 1x500wd Essay plan (10%), 1x500wd Essay proposal (10%), 1x1000wd Source-based assessment (20%), Participation (15%)