Social Sciences

Looking Backward: Fifty Years of American History

Interdisciplinary Studies 575

This course is the required capstone seminar for students majoring in American Studies. The course is also open to all students who wish a concentrated survey of American intellectual history since World War II. The purpose of the course is to complete the more general survey found in IDS 300, “We the People: An American Journey.” The readings are extensive and delve into post-World War II economic, historical, literary, political, religious and sociological interests.