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

2018 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 4060
3 Units [DV]
01/31 - 01/31 (1) W 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristen Lavelle
HH1312HH1312
02/12 - 02/12 (1) M 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristen Lavelle
HH1312HH1312
02/28 - 02/28 (1) W 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristen Lavelle
HH1312HH1312
03/19 - 03/19 (1) M 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristen Lavelle
HH1312HH1312
05/02 - 05/02 (1) W 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristen Lavelle
HH1312HH1312
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE (SPRING BREAK TRAVEL STUDY) (History/African American Studies 241) 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, Nashville, the Mississippi Delta, Montgomery, Birmingham, and St. Louis, 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 Friday March 23-Friday March 30, 2018. In addition to the spring break trip, the class includes five class sessions and one field trip to Milwaukee, all mandatory. Class sessions will be held from 3:30-5:00 pm on Wed Jan 31, Mon Feb 12, Wed Feb 28, Mon Mar 19, and Wed May 2. The day-long field trip to Milwaukee will take place on Friday, March 9. Limited space available; additional fee applies. Applications are due before registration can be approved. To complete the first step in the application process, fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/ZQcylX0o5U3ke0Yq1. For more information about the course, including estimated course fee, visit http://www.uww.edu/ce/travel/civil-rights or contact Professor Kristen Lavelle (2116 Laurentide or lavellek@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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