HIST 615: Problems in American History

HIST 615-007: Gender, Race, and Reform 1800-1920
(Fall 2017)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Johnson Center 240A

Section Information for Fall 2017

This course explores the development of various reform movements that grew out of the religious transformation of the Second Great Awakening and tracks their successes, failures and evolutions overtime through the Progressive Era. In addition to examining social reform movements of abolitionism, women’s rights, temperance, Indian reform, and moral reform, the course will cover a host of other movements including experiments of living in communes and utopian societies, both religious and secular, and activism around diet and health, education, child labor, birth control, contract labor, anti-lynching and the care for the indigent, mentally ill, orphans and prisoners. An intersectional framework that takes into account gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality will inform the courses approach to these various movements.   


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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-6

Readings and discussion of bibliographies, interpretations, and research trends in topics selected by instructor. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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