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HIST 4472 Boston: History, Literature and Culture II (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Covering the period from the Civil War to the present, this is the second half of a two-semester, interdisciplinary course on Boston's history, literature, and culture. Team-taught by a History and an English professor, and drawing on faculty in other departments and experts in the Boston area to provide insights into Boston's culture broadly defined, the class examines Boston's literature, film, art, music, and other cultural forms in relation to political and social developments. Site visits will take students out to the streets, museums, and archives of one of the most historic cities in the United States.


Instructor(s): Carlo Rotella

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: ENGL4502

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Last Updated: 11-Jan-16