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Key Issues in American Culture - USSC6914

Year - 2019

This unit proposes a week-by-week engagement with some of the defining moments in US cultural history. Working from the premise that ideas in the US are cultural and political acts, the unit constructs a chart of the nation's salient (and often critical) intellectual projections. Blending written texts with works of visual art, high with 'low' culture, the course offers a close encounter with a misunderstood intellectual tradition and shows its relevance to the present.

Classes
1x2hr lecture a week

Assessment
weekly reflective journal (4000 words) (60%), 1x2000wd research paper (30%), seminar participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: University-wide

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: United States Studies Centre
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr. Rodney Taveria
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