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SOCY 3387 Sixties Through Film (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

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.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): James Hamm

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17