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HNPS 356 Jamestown: Commemoration and Interpretation (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisite: Completion of the Social and Behavioral Analysis category of the Core. Open to political science majors and sophomores, juniors or seniors in the Honors Program or with permission of the instructor. (First semester—as needed/3 credits) 

This course will explore the ways in which national historical events are commemorated with specific reference to the 2007 Jamestown celebrations. The issues of race, politics and gender will be examined as well as the ways in which the founding of Jamestown is represented in film and literature.