The Counterculture

Full Title: 
The Counterculture: 1957-1975
Instructor: 
Tamara Parnell
Day/Time Taught: 
149: TR 11:00am – 12:15 pm 150: TR 12:30 – 1:45 pm
Term: 
Fall
Year: 
2012
Prefix: 
UCO
Course Number: 
1200
Section-1: 
149
Section-2: 
150

This course will examine political, social and cultural changes to the United States in the tumultuous decade of the 1960s through readings, discussions and a research project. It will begin by describing the consensus that existed in the 1950s and will explore such topics as: post-war United States, the Civil Rights Movement, the women’s movement and the war in Vietnam. Emphasis will be on the growth of the counterculture and the effects of the counterculture movement in arts, literature, music and politics.

 

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Dr. Martha McCaughey
mccaugheym@appstate.edu

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