This course will examine the social and cultural history of sports in American society, focusing on the unique histories of sports such as hunting, cricket, soccer, basketball and football. Course materials will include a range of primary and secondary materials: archival photographs, academic monographs and journal articles, documentary films, and paintings. The course is discussion-based and includes a midterm, short writing assignments, independent research, and group assignments.
Limited to 25 students. Preference given to American Studies majors. Fall semester. Professor Hayashi.
If Overenrolled: Preference given to American Studies majors.