AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST-340
Community Activism and Regional Studies (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Explores the contemporary and historical development of Washington D.C. and the Chesapeake region; or invites students to interact with communities and the environment in the area. Usually offered every term.

AMST-340
001
AMERICAN STUDIES
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate

Community Activism and Regional Studies (3)

Activism and Social Media

The growth of social media has dramatically changed how people communicate, collaborate and mobilize, thereby transforming political and social activism. These changes have profoundly impacted American culture, fundraising, lobbying and politics. This course examines the interplay between activism and social media through academic texts, online resources, case studies, videos, guest lectures and field trips. Issues covered include abortion, the economy, the environment, feminism, immigration, military actions and same-sex marriage.

AMST-340
002
AMERICAN STUDIES
FALL 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate

Community Activism and Regional Studies (3)