Aug 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

HIS 266 - American Material Culture/Objects in Everyday Life and History

3 Credits


In this course, students uncover the cultural messages in the objects and spaces of our everyday lives. They attend to the development of American consumer culture and how physical objects construct racial, ethnic, and gendered identities. Objects of study include, among others, cemetaries, museums, architecture, clothing, and vernacular art.