This course name and description ONLY applies to academic year 2021-2022

SOC 13181-2: Cultural Sociology

Instructor: Lyn Spillman

This class explores how cultural categories, symbols and rituals are influenced by social groups. Topics to be covered include culture in everyday life, identity and social status, social problems and public debates, the arts, and mass and social media. Our goal will be to develop and practice skills in identifying and explaining cultural differences. Class requirements include extensive readings, consistent discussion, and weekly writing.