Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 151 - THE HERO & HIS COMPANION

Long Title: THE HERO AND HIS COMPANION FROM GILGAMESH TO SAM SPADE
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: How does presentation of heroic action illustrate the basic values of society? Historical sources including ancient texts, modern mystery stories, and two "western" movies, show the development of a style of community service linking heroism with alienation. The extent to which women participate will be traced. This course is limited to first-year students only; any others will be removed from this course. Cross-list: FSEM 151.