Spring 2016

Whose Game? Sports in America

Listed in: American Studies, as AMST-205

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Robert T. Hayashi (Section 01)

Description

This course explores the social and cultural history of sports in American society, focusing on the unique histories of sports such as hunting, soccer, basketball and football and, in particular, their relation to issues of race, ethnicity, and gender. Course materials will include a range of primary and secondary materials: archival photographs, academic monographs and journal articles, documentary films, legal documents, poetry and paintings. The course is discussion-based and includes short writing assignments, collaborative work, and a final exam.

Limited to 30 students.  Preference given to American Studies majors and freshmen.  Spring semester.  Professor Hayashi.

If Overenrolled: Preference given to American Studies majors and freshmen

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Fall 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017