Popular Culture and Punishment (HIST*3130) | College of Arts

Popular Culture and Punishment (HIST*3130)

Code and section: HIST*3130*DE

Term: Summer 2018

Instructor: TBA


Course Synopsis:

The course will survey the social, political and intellectual influences upon the leisure activities of Europeans and Americans in the period with special reference to institutions such as the prison, the asylum, the reformatory and the regulation of popular culture and leisure activities. Witchcraft and the witch-hunt will be discussed.

Methods of Evaluation and Weights:

Case Study 1 (Research Paper/20%)

Case Study 2 (Research Paper/20%)

Unit Discussions (Participation/10%/)

Virtual Notebook (Reflections/15%)

Final Exam (Exam/35%)

Textbooks and/or Required Resources:


*Please note:  This is a preliminary web course description only.  The Department reserves the right to change without notice any information in this description.  The final, binding course outline will be distributed in the first class of the semester.