SOCY 3387 Sixties Through Film (Fall: 3 )
This anthropology course covers the period from the end of WWII to 1973 with the fall of Richard Nixon. This was a time of tremendous change - Vietnam, civil rights, the deaths of President John Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Great society, Watergate, Sputnik, a man on the Moon, the rise of Rock and Roll, America in revolution. We will cover these topics plus more, bringing out what is anthropologically interesting. The films will be a mix of feature films and documentaries. The reading is fascinating.
Instructor(s): James Hamm
Last Updated: 17-Feb-15