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Dissent in America - JMM625
Anglický název: Dissent in America
Zajišťuje: Katedra severoamerických studií (23-KAS)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2015 do 2015
Semestr: letní
Body: 4
E-Kredity: 4
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:kombinovaná
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:1/1 Zk [týdny/semestr]
Rozsah za akademický rok: 2 [týdny]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (25)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: nevyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Úroveň: specializační
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
při zápisu přednost, je-li ve stud. plánu
Garant: Ralph Young
Soubory Komentář
stáhnout Part I (1-37).pdf Part I
stáhnout Part II (39-85).pdf Part II
stáhnout Part III (87-141).pdf Part III
stáhnout Part IV (143-182) + Part V (183-244).pdf Part IV
stáhnout Part IX (417-478).pdf Part IX
stáhnout Part VI (245-310).pdf Part VI
stáhnout Part VII (311-372).pdf Part VII
stáhnout Part VIII (373-415).pdf Part VIII
stáhnout Preface-Introduction.pdf Preface and Introduction
Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Ing. Magdalena Fiřtová, Ph.D. (20.02.2017)

Dissent in America

 

Dr. Ralph F. Young, Temple University

ralph.young@temple.edu

 

The course is a block course, the class will meet in the following times in 2017: 

 

FRI 5.5. 12.30-16.50 (3h) J3093

 

TUE 9.5. 9.30-13.50 (3h) J1035

 

WED 10.5. 14.00-15.20 (1h) J2066

 

THU 11.5.  17.00-19.50 (2h) J1037

 

FRI 5.5. 12.30-16.50 (3h) J3093

 

Research Project: Using a combination of primary and secondary sources write a 5-8 page paper on the nature of dissent. What impact has dissent had on the course of American history? And what influence, if any, have voices of dissent in the United States had on other protest movements around the world. What is dissent? Is it an effective force for change? Or merely a safety valve for letting off steam? Should dissent consist solely of peaceful non-violent demonstrations? Under what circumstances should it ever become violent? Or should it never become violent? What is the difference between legitimate grievances and injustices and perceived grievances and injustices? Also be sure to discuss various forms of dissent. There are many documents in Dissent in America: Voices That Shaped a Nation that can be a starting point for your research.  The paper is to be submitted to me digitally by 17 May 2017. 

Topics: 

 

1)                            The European Origins and Dissent in the Colonies

Luther, Calvin, Puritanism, Roger Williams, John Peter Zenger, Thomas Paine, Abigail Adams, Thomas Hutchinson

Readings: Dissent in America, 1-85

 2)                     Questioning the New Republic

                        Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, John Brown, Civil War dissenters

Readings: DiA, 87-182

 3)                    Dissent in the Gilded Age

Chief Joseph, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Carl Schurz, Mother Jones

Readings: DiA, 183-232

4)                    Progressivism and War: The Early 20th Century

The Socialist Party, IWW, Emma Goldman, Joe Hill, Eugene V. Debs, Randolph Bourne, Marcus Garvey, Margaret Sanger, H.L. Mencken, Huey Long, Father Coughlin

Readings: DiA, 233-310

 5)                    Dissent in the 1950s

                       Margaret Chase Smith, Paul Robeson, the Beats

Readings: DiA, 311-338

 6)                     Civil Rights

                        Martin Luther King, Songs of the Civil Rights Movement, Stokely Carmichael, Black Panther Party

Readings: DiA, 339-362

 7)                     Vietnam and the Counterculture

                        SDS, The Weather Underground, Abbie Hoffman, Timothy Leary, Make Love Not War, Protest Music: Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, The Fugs, Creedence Clearwater Revival, From Columbia to the Sorbonne to the Prague Spring.

Readings: DiA, 363-403

 8)                     Feminism, Sexuality and the Globalization of Dissent
Redstockings, Stonewall, Ani DiFranco, Immortal Technique, Veterans Against the Iraq War, The Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, Arab Spring, Brexit, Trumpianism.

Readings: DiA, 403-478

 

 
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