Prof. Dr. Holger Kersten
Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

 
 
Wintersemester 2004/2005
The Study of a Region: Culture and History in Tennessee

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Oct 12 General Introduction: Course Outline; Course Basics
2 Oct 19 Selected bibliographies and webliographies; research techniques and evaluation of results
3 Oct 26 Tennessee: Geography and History – A Brief Survey
4 Nov 02 General Overview: "Tennessee: Frontiers New and Old"
  Nov 09 No class; study project: Prominent Tennesseans
5 Nov 16
A Survey of Prominent Tennesseans: Andrew Jackson, Bessie Smith, Robert Penn Warren, Alex Haley, Al Gore, jr., Wilma Rudolph
6 Nov 23 "What is Country Music?"
7 Nov 30 A Case Study (1): Davy Crockett
8 Dec 07 Tennessee Indian History: Creativity and Power
9 Dec 14 Tennessee and the Civil Rights Movement (1)
  Dec 21 Christmas Break
  Dec 28
  Jan 04, 2005
10 Jan 11 Tennessee and the Civil Rights Movement (2)
11 Jan 18 A Case Study (2): Science and Religion in Tennessee: The Scopes Trial
12  Jan 25 Tennessee's Impact on America's National Culture
13 Feb 01 Summary and Conclusion
 
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