A Utopia of Necessity: Oakland, Ca.
Lecture, November 1
Black Panthers in Modern
Some Critical Race Studies
What is race?
Social, not biological, category
Given meaning by systematic social processes, e.g., how the
Irish were made
Lecture, September 20
Questions for the Garden City
What is a city?
Role of urbanism
What is the Garden
How can we
Imagining the Garden City
How to Make
Or: Tips on how to write a strong essay
Make sure you read the prompt carefully, and that you
understand what it is asking for
Come up with your argument. Write it down, so you can refer
back to your idea.
Start to think a
a. What is culture?
i. Why does culture matter? What does it tell us about a society?
ii. Culture as a means of shaping perceptions, as a lens on society
which promotes certain aspects and devalues others
iii. How is culture produced? Who does
SALVADOR, BAHIA AND THE
CREATION OF BRAZILIAN CULTURE
Lecture, October 27
ROLE OF CULTURE
What is culture?
How is the idea of culture (or cultures)
created? What does it tell us about the society
that created it?
How does culture connect to other relat
Why Urban History?
Lecture, Thursday August 25, HIST 381
Advancement (economic /
technological gains, social
mobility) versus Problems