Holy Hipsters: Spiritual Rebellion and Hip Consumerism in Postwar America

AMSTUD
106
Instructors
Greer, J. (PI)
Section Number
1
This course sketches the history of the "hip" mode of spiritual rebellion from the 1950s Beat Generation to the "hipster witches" of today. In addition to explicating the socio-historical dynamics of spiritual dissent, this seminar will map the shifting terrain of "hip consumerism" and explore the intersection of race, class, and gender in the social construction of hipness.
Academic Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-A-II
Units
3-5
Course Tags
Literature, Culture, and the Arts
Academic Year
Quarter
Autumn
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
3:00 PM
End Time
4:20 PM
Location
Green Earth Sciences134