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HONR 3301 Twentieth Century and the Tradition I (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This is a continuation of the Western Cultural Tradition course into the twentieth century, and it is required of all Honors Program juniors. The course describes what happened to the tradition in the twentieth century, how it got criticized and rethought, and how it absorbed new forms of knowledge and new points of view. The first semester deals with the period up to World War II and focuses on both the excitement engendered by the cultural movement called Modernism and the darker forces that accompanied it.


Instructor(s): Christopher Constas, John Michalczyk, Kevin Newmark, Marty Cohen, Michael Martin, Susan Mattis, Thomas Epstein and Vanessa Rumble

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14