Module Identifier AS30120  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator To Be Arranged  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite AS10120 , AS10220  
Co-Requisite AS30020 , AS30220  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   20 Hours 10 x 2 hr  
Assessment Essay   2 x 2,500 word essays   100%  

Brief description

This module focuses on black protest, the contra-culture and the youth revolt of the 1960s. However, it starts by examining the figure of John F Kennedy, whose presidency in some ways set the tone for the decade, but whose style of politics became a focus for many of the protest movements of the next few years.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module, students will be able to:

- Articulate an informed understanding of the key events of this period and their influence on the contemporary USA
- Write about the period and culture in a well-structured and well-argued way
- Illustrate their knowledge and views using a variety of examples from the range of disciplines covered during the course
- Demonstrate assured skill in critical analysis
- Demonstrate developing skills in oral presentation