HIST 387: Topics in Global History

HIST 387-002: Sport History and Film
(Fall 2024)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM M

Music Theater Building 1007

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Section Information for Fall 2024

Explores the intersection of sport history and film and how feature movies, documentaries, shorts, and newsreels can be used to study U.S. history as well as global history. Among the subjects examined are sport and early filmmaking; global issues of race, class, ethnicity, gender, doping, and identity in sport; intercollegiate athletics; amateurism; nationalism; international politics; mythmaking; hero-worship; and historical comparisons of sports systems worldwide.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3-6

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest in global, Latin American, African, Asian, or Middle Eastern history. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies, Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Lecture, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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