Fall 2014

Whose Game? Sports in America

Listed in: American Studies, as AMST-205


Robert T. Hayashi (Section 01)


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.


2020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018