Take an online FGSS class this winter

Are you looking for a class to take this winter? Consider signing up for FGSS 2501: History and Identity in Sports Film.

Course description

The importance of sports to American society and popular culture cannot be denied, and this seminar will study sports films? vital significance in representing the intersection of sports, history, and social identities. This seminar explores how the role of competition between individuals and teams in sports films relate to the competing discourses on race, gender, class, and sexuality in society at large. Additionally, we will examine how social issues are understood in sporting terms and concepts, such as: the hero and the underdog; urban and rural; natural talent versus hard work; and the individual versus team identity. (HTC)

Winter 2023: Online course

Section ID: FGSS 2501 001-LEC
Number: 1119
Session: 3-week Winter session
Class dates: January 3-20, 2023
Final exam/project due: Friday January 20, 10 AM - 1 PM / Online (see Final exams)
Time / room: M-F 10 AM - 1 PM / Online
Mode of instruction: Online learning
Credit: 4
Grade: Graded
Instructor: Sheppard, S. (sns87)
Max. enroll: 3
Related: Cross-listed with PMA 2501 001-LEC
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This course fulfills the Intersectionality distribution requirement for FGSS majors and minors! 

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