CHASS Connect: 2011-2012 Sequences

California - Contact Zone

Your year-long CHASS Connect sequence will reintroduce you to California. You will explore the forces which have shaped our state and continue to shape our state, our cultures and our identities. You will start the journey by seeing California through forms of visual expression, then reading through the tensions between the promise and the reality of “California Dreaming” and by mapping different historical nodes located specifically in SoCal.

The California sequence will fulfill 3 College Breadth Requirements, or graduation requirements: Art History (Fine Arts), Literature, and History (Additional Humanities)

Your faculty will be Jason Weems, Art History; Traise Yamamoto, English; Catherine Gudis, History.

Your sequence will fulfill the following 3 College Breadth Requirements or graduation requirements: Fine Arts, Literature, Humanities (Creative Writing, Comparative Literature, and Religious Studies).