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CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE (DV)

2015 Spring Term

3 Units [DV]

History 241

Explores the origins, history, and legacies of the Black civil rights movement (c. 1950s - 1970s) at many of the sites where this history was made (includes multi-state travel). Learning through place promotes an experiential understanding of this freedom struggle and how it changed the people who made it and the nation.

Other Requirements: PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STANDING

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Section Details Meeting Details & Topic Instructor Syllabus
 
01-LEC 3085
3 Units [DV]
02/09 - 02/09 (1) M 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nikki Mandell
HY0212HY0212 TRAVELING FREEDOM'S LINE
02/23 - 02/23 (1) M 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nikki Mandell
HY0212HY0212 TRAVELING FREEDOM'S LINE
03/09 - 03/09 (1) M 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nikki Mandell
HY0212HY0212 TRAVELING FREEDOM'S LINE
03/21 - 03/28 (1) Sa 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nikki Mandell
OFF CAMPUS TRAVEL STUDY
04/17 - 04/17 (1) F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nikki Mandell
OFF CAMPUS FIELD TRIP TO MILWAUKEE
04/27 - 04/27 (1) M 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nikki Mandell
HY0212HY0212 TRAVELING FREEDOM'S LINE
03/18 - 03/18 (1) W 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Nikki Mandell
HY0212HY0212 TUTORIAL SESSION
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S LINE (SPRING BREAK TRAVEL STUDY). This inspirational week-long bus tour will take students to sites that played a significant role in the civil rights movement of the 1950s-1960s. Students will travel to Memphis, the Mississippi Delta, Selma, Montgomery, Birmingham, and Chicago, plus a separate day trip to Milwaukee. This is an opportunity to learn about a transformative chapter in American history as students visit the places where history was made. Travel dates are March 21-28, 2015. In addition to the spring break trip, the class includes three pre-travel and one post-travel class session, and one field trip to Milwaukee, all mandatory. Class sessions will be held on Mondays, 9:30-10:45 on February 9, February 23, March 9 and April 27. The day-long field trip to Milwaukee will take place on Friday, April 17. Estimated cost is $600. Limited space available. Applications are due before registration can be approved. For more information, go to http://www.uww.edu/conteduc/travel/civilrights.htm or contact Professor Nikki Mandell (5236 Laurentide or mandelln@uww.edu) or Kari Borne (2010A Roseman or bornek@uww.edu). This course is not available for registration in WINS. Participants may not add or drop the course in WINS; refer to the application materials for more information.

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