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Spring 2016 (20c United States)

February 1. Progressivism and World War I

Leader: Becca

Common Texts: Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You
Andrew: Indispensable Outcasts, Frank Tobias Higbie. Racism in the Nation's Service, Eric S. Yellin. Borderline Americans, Katherine Benton-Cohen.
Becca: Michael McGerr, A Fierce Discontent Jackson Lears, Rebirth of a Nation 
Stephanie: Bachin, Building the South Side ; McGerr A Fierce Discontent

February 8. New Deal

Leader: Stephanie

Common Texts: Cohen, Making a New Deal.
Andrew: The New Dealers, Jordan a. Schwarz. American Genesis, Thomas p. hughes.
Becca: Ira Katznelson, Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of this Time;  Linda Gordon, Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare
Stephanie: Katznelson Fear Itself ; Kirby Rural Worlds Lost

February 22. World War II

Leader: Andrew

Common Texts: Sparrow, Warfare State
Andrew: The Censored War, George Roeder Jr. The War in American Culture, Lewis A. Erenberg and Susan E. Hirsch. Sherry, The Rise of American Air Power
Becca: John Dower, War Without Mercy;  David Reynolds. Rich Relations: The American Occupation of Britain, 1942–1945.
Stephanie: Bailey and Farber The First Strange Place; Peterson Planning the Home Front

March 14. Civil Rights

Leader: Becca

Common Texts: Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Andrew: The Race Beat, Gene Roberts. The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism, matthew Lassiter and Joseph Crespino
Becca: Danielle McGuire’s At the Dark End of the Street; Robin D.G. Kelley. Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class. 
Stephanie: Sokol There Goes My Everything ; Joseph Waiting til the Midnight Hour

April 4. Suburbanization/Conservatism

Common Texts: Sugrue, The Origins of the Urban Crisis
Andrew: Crabgrass Frontier, Kenneth T. Jackson. Places of Their Own, Andrew Wiese.
Becca: May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era; Andrew Freidman, Covert Capital: Landscapes of Denial and the Making of US Empire in the Suburbs of Northern Virginia
Stephanie: Jackson Crabgrass Frontier ; McGirr Suburban Warriors

Leader: Andrew

Common Texts: Cowie, Stayin' Alive
Andrew: Rightward Bound: Bruce J. Schulman and Julian E. Zeliz. Suburban Warriors, Lisa McGirr Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands
Becca: Self, Robert O. All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s.; Daniel T. Rodgers, Age of Fracture
Stephanie: Young We Gather Together ; The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn

Spring 2015 (20c United States)

January 26. Progressivism

Common Text: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 1-408.
Anne: Hales, Silver Cities: Photographing American Urbanization; Bachin, Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-1919.
David:Benton-Cohen, Borderline Americans; Dawley, Changing the World.
Beth:Dawley, Changing the World.; Cybelle Fox, Three Worlds of Relief.

February 16. Snow Day

March 2. 3pm. New Deal

Leader: David

Common Texts: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 409-508; Jordan Schwartz, The New Dealers
Anne: Esperdy. Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal.; Hughes. American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm 1870-1970.
David: Rosenberg, Spreading the American Dream; Sanchez, Becoming Mexican American.
Beth: Gregory, American Exodus; Weber, Dark Sweat, White Gold

March 2. 4:15 pm. Civil Rights

Leader: Anne

Common Text: Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Anne: Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff. The Race Beat:The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation.; Baker. On Strike and On Film: Mexican American Families and Blacklisted Filmmakers in Cold War America
David: Dudziak, Cold War Civil Rights; Foley, Quest for Equality.
Beth: McGuire, At the Dark End of the Street; Sugrue, Sweet Land of Liberty.

March 23. Suburbanization

Leader: Beth

Common Text: Cohen, A Consumers' Republic
Anne: Horowitz. Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique: The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism; Karal, As Seen on TV: The Visual Culture of Everyday Life in the 1950s.
David: Needham, Power Lines; Wiese, Places of Their Own.
Beth: Kruse, White Flight; Weise, Places of Their Own.

April 6. Conservatism

Leader:

Common Texts: Cowie, Stayin' Alive
Anne: Nickerson, Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right; Schulman, Bruce J., and Julian E. Zelizer, eds. Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s.
David: McGirr, Suburban Warriors; Perlstein, Nixonland.
Beth: Dochuk, From Bible Belt to Sun Belt; Nickerson, Mothers of Conservatism.

Spring 2014 (20c United States)

Monday dates listed. If we meet on Wednesdays, dates TBA.

January 27. Progressivism and World War I

Leader: Dan

Common Text: Hanchett, Sorting Out the New South City
Dan: Ngai,The Lucky Ones; Yellin, Racism in the Nation's Service
Megan: Dawley, Changing the World; Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You
Spencer: Frankel and Dye (eds.), Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era; Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You

February 10. New Deal

Leader: Megan

Common Text: Schwarz, The New Dealers: Power Politics in the Age of Roosevelt
Dan: Radford, Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era; Kirby, Rural Worlds Lost
Megan: Cohen, Making a New Deal; Maher, Nature's New Deal
Spencer: Gordon, Pitied but Not Entitled; Esperdy, Modernizing Main Street

February 24. World War II

Meet at 1pm Leader: Spencer

Common Text: Peterson, Planning the Home Front
Dan: Sparrow, Warfare State; Hughes, American Genesis
Megan: Roeder, The Censored War; Erenberg and Hirsch, eds, The War in American Culture
Spencer: Dower, Embracing Defeat; Albrecht (ed.), WWII and the American Dream

March 17. Suburbanization

Leader: Megan

Common Text: Cohen , A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America
Dan: Cowan, More Work for Mother; Kline, Consumers in the Country
Megan: Wiese, Places of Their Own; Nicolaides, My Blue Heaven
Spencer: Wiese, Places of Their Own; Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier

March 31. Civil Rights

Leader: Dan

Common Text: Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Dan: Baker, On Strike and On Film; Jeffries, Bloody Lowndes
Megan: Dudziak, Cold War Civil Rights
Spencer: McGuire, At the Dark End of the Street

April 14. Conservatism

Leader: Spencer

Common Text: Lisa McGirr, Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (?)
Dan: Dochuk, From Bible Belt to Sun Belt; Cowie, Capital Moves
Megan: Schulman and Zelizer, Rightward Bound; Nickerson, Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right
Spencer: Moreton, To Serve God and Wal-Mart; Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands

Spring 2013 (20c United States)

January 31. Progressivism

Common Text: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 1-408; Jacobs, Pocketbook Politics, 1-92.
Celeste: Peter Hales, Silver Cities; Elisabeth Clemens, The People's Lobby
Kirk: Emily Rosenberg, Spreading the American Dream; Kimberly S. Johnson, Governing the American State: Congress and the new Federalism, 1877-1929

February 21. New Deal

Leader: Kirk

Common Texts: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 409-484; Jacobs, Pocketbook Politics, 95-175; Cohen, A Consumers' Republic, 5-61
Celeste: Linda Gordon, Pitied But Not Entitled; Neil Maher, Nature's New Deal
Kirk: Jordan Schwartz, The New Dealers; Colin Gordon, New Deals: Business, Labor and Politics in America, 1920-1935

March 7. World War II Home Front

Leader: Celeste

Common Texts: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 485-508; Jacobs, Pocketbook Politics, 179-220; Cohen, A Consumers' Republic, 62-109.
Celeste: Jasmine Alinder, Moving Images; George Roeder Jr., The Censored War
Kirk: James T. Sparrow, Warfare State: World War II Americans and Age of Big Government; George Roeder Jr., The Censored War

April 4. Suburbanization

Leader: Kirk

Common Texts: Jacobs, Pocketbook Politics, 221-261; Cohen, A Consumers' Republic, 112-397.
Celeste: Becky Nicolaides, My Blue Heaven; Andrew Wiese, Places of Their Own
Kirk: Kenneth T. Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier; M. Jeffrey Hardwick; Mall Maker: Victor Gruen, Architect of the American Dream

April 25. Conservatism

Leader: Celeste

Common Texts: Cohen, A Consumers' Republic, 399-410; Jacobs, Pocketbook Politics, 262-265; Schulman and Zelizer, Rightward Bound
Celeste: Kim Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands; Darren Dochuk, From Bible Belt to Sun Belt
Kirk: Rick Perlstein, Nixonland; Michael W. Flamm, Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, And The Crisis Of Liberalism in the 1960s

Fall 2012 (20c United States)

September 5. Progressivism

Leader: Lindsey

Common Text: Hales, Silver Cities: Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939
Sheri: Ewen, Immigrant Women in the Land of Dollars; Molina, Fit to Be Citizens? Public Health and Race in Los Angeles, 1879-1939.
Lindsey: Nightingale, Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities; Rosenberg, Spreading the American Dream: American Economic & Cultural Expansion 1890-1945
Alexandra: Elisabeth S. Clemens, The People's Lobby: Organizational Innovation and the Rise of Interest Group Politics in the United States, 1890-1925; Frank Tobias Higbie, Indispensable Outcasts: Hobo Workers and Community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930.

September 19. New Deal

Leader: Alex

Common Text: Schwarz, The New Dealers: Power Politics in the Age of Roosevelt
Sheri: Gordon, Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare; Smith, Building New Deal Liberalism: The Political Economy of Public Works, 1933-1956.
Lindsey: Cohen , A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America; Radford, Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era.
Alexandra: Lizabeth Cohen, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939; G. William Domhoff, Class and Power in the New Deal: Corporate Moderates, Southern Democrats, and the Liberal-Labor Coalition

October 3. World War II

Leader: Sheri

Common Texts: The War in American Culture and The American West Transformed

Sheri: Eating for Victory
Lindsey: The Bad City and the Good War
Alexandra: Amy Bentley. Eating For Victory: Food Rationing And The Politics of Domesticity; George Roeder, Jr., The Censored War: American Visual Experience During World War Two

October 17. Suburbanization

Leader: Lindsey

Common Text: Sorting Out the New South City

Sheri: Downtown America; Crabgrass Frontier
Lindsey: My Blue Heaven; Places of their Own
Alexandra: Andrew Wiese, Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century; Lisa McGirr, Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right

October 31. Civil Rights

Leader: Alex

Common Text: Chafe, Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom.

Sheri: Goluboff, The Lost Promise of Civil Rights, Mcguire, At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance – a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power.
Lindsey: Sugrue, Sweet Land of Liberty, Eskew, But for Birmingham
Alexandra: Thomas J. Sugrue. Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North; Matthew Lassiter, The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism

November 14. Conservatism

Leader: Sheri

Common Texts: McGirr, Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right; Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan.

Optional: Perlstein, Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America.
Sheri: Moreton, To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise
Lindsey: Kruse, White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism
Alexandra: Matthew D. Lassiter, The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South; Bethany Moreton. To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise
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