HIST 389: Topics in US. History.

HIST 389-006: Trials in American History
(Fall 2019)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM R

Robinson B113

Section Information for Fall 2019

This course will use sensational trials in U.S. history as a lens to explore the ways in which Americans have attempted to shape, challenge, protect, or reinforce particular notions of nationhood and citizenship. As a class, we will walk through the evolution of America as both a nation and an idea, and explore the changing social and cultural contexts in which its people brought lawsuits against others or were tried for crimes themselves. In the process, students will be introduced to the basics of digital public history and, using scholarly rigor, will curate public digital exhibits--either web-based, video, or audio--on a particular sensational trial.

 

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Title varies by section and/or semester

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