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HIST 4010-01 - Rock and Roll History


We will carefully examine American culture through the lens of Rock and Roll. We will examine Rock and Roll as a part of culture and how it changed perceptions and norms. We will look at what makes rock and roll precisely unique. We will connect themes, ideas and main concepts that weave our diverse American tapestry. Specifically, this study will examine Rock and Roll and revolution fit together and how these ideas are still relevant today. As a class we will examine the lives of places, events, and people, it will be your job to find your own sense of historical belonging. Why should we care about Rock and Roll? Students will explore the History of Rock and Roll in the United States though listening, reading and viewing. Students will be required to analyze primary documents, music and videos from the different time periods and connect the historical themes.
Subject: History
General Education Area(s): American History, Arts
Dates: September 3, 2019 — December 13, 2019
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