History of Our Time

Rock n' Roll, the Vietnam War, women's lib, beatniks/hippies/yuppies/gangs, assassinations, the fall of communism=history? This course focuses on from the late 1950s through current times. The course will concentrate on the events of the students' lifetime (i.e. "history" in the past-Star Wars/disco era.). Cultural, political and intellectual issues of our time will be studied through extensive use of the media, movies, interviews, class discussions, guest speakers, and small group activities.