Oct 01, 2020  
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) 
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

AMS 111 - First Year Seminar: Pin-Ups, Princesses and Femme Fatales: Woman and Popular Culture (First-Year Seminar)

Four Credits
Not Offered 2013-2014

This class examines how women are depicted in magazines, advertisements and film (1940-2013). What forms of popular culture target women? How have women resisted or co-opted the messages they have received? Students will use methods from American Studies and History to understand popular cultures role in shaping gender identity.

Prerequisite(s): Open to First-Year Students Only.
Fulfills the First-Year Seminar and Cornerstone History requirements.

Course does not count towards Elementary Education licensure.