Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 173 - LEGENDARY AMERICANS

Long Title: LEGENDARY AMERICANS
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Exploration of popular myths surrounding larger-than-life figures like Davy Crockett and Harriet Tubman. Specific figures vary. Though scholarly readings and analysis of cultural artifacts like songs and films, we will consider why and how such figures become iconic and explore the relations between history, biography, and memory. This course is eligible for credit toward the major in History. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for FWIS 173 if student has credit for FSEM 159/HIST 159.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/