HIST 389: Topics In: United States in the 1960s


Instructor: David Farber

Day & Time:
M/W
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Fulfills:
Category I
Posters of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Black Panthers and Women's Reproductive Rights

United States in the 1960s

LSD MAKE LOVE NOT WAR JFK I HAVE A DREAM THE GREAT SOCIETY DYLAN BLACK POWER WOODSTOCK NEW LEFT BEATLES TET BLACK PANTHERS WOMEN’S LIBERATION RED POWER 

In the “Sixties,” millions of Americans took to the streets in protest, rebelled against “straight” society, and demanded a more equitable and just society. In this course we will examine how and why they did so; why so many other Americans rejected their challenges to the status quo; and what difference these rebellions made in Americans’ lives. 

Group Projects: class DJs, oral historians, exhibit curators, 60s dancers, project directors and performers . . . [your idea here!]