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Schedule

Class Schedule for the Fall Term 2015

Sept. 9, generic 11 Introduction to the course, administrivia.The Invention of the Teenager (1940s, 1950s)readings from coursepack
Sept. 15, 16, 18 The Emergence of Cool: Music, Money, Mobility (1950s) Sillitoe – Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Sept. 22, 23, 25 Sillitoe – Saturday Night and Sunday Morning andThe Teddy-Boy: War, Sex, and Rock ‘n’ Roll (1950s)
Sept. 29, 30,Oct. 2 MacInnes – Absolute Beginners
Oct. 6, 7, 9 The Problem of Modern Youth: Mod, Rocker, Skinhead (1960s)Burgess – A Clockwork Orange
Oct. 13, 14, 16 Burgess – A Clockwork Orange andIt’s Been a Long Time…: Hippies and Growing Up (1970s)

Amis – The Rachel Papers

Short Paper Due – Oct. 16

Oct. 20, 21, 23 Amis – The Rachel Papersand Kureishi – The Buddha of Suburbia
Oct. 27, 28, 30 Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll: Glam, Punk, and Brown People (1970s)Kureishi – The Buddha of Suburbia 

and Doyle - The Commitments

Nov. 3, 4, 6 Doyle - The Commitments

Film Reviews Due – Nov. 6

Reading BreakNov. 13 

Class Cancelled Nov. 16-20

Race Riot! Don’t Buy It!: Rasta, Reggae, Rudies (1980s)Wheatle - Brixton Rock and Essay Planning/Workshop
Nov. 24, 25, 27 Wheatle – Brixton Rock andHeroin Chic and Rave Culture (1990s)

Welsh – Trainspotting

Draft Term Paper Due – Nov. 27

Dec. 1, 2, 4 Welsh - Trainspotting

Critique Due – Dec. 4

 Term Paper Due Dec. 11 at noon. 

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