Catalogue 2018 - 2019

CUL 215 British Culture & Society


3 cr.


Sophomore standing.

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to modern British culture and society from the Victorian period to the present. The goal of the course is to explore the different elements that make up British culture, to understand that culture in its social context, and to consider how and why cultural values can change over time. We will examine specific examples of both popular culture (film, newspapers, pop music) and high culture (art, literature, drama) as we proceed.


Satisfies Elements of Culture requirement "C".

This course is taught in London as part of the Freshman Semester in London.