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Georgia M. Roberts
BIS 351
Bothell Campus

Topics in American Culture

Explores a particular topic in American culture that highlights the methodological tools needed to integrate the interpretation of cultural texts, including literature, film, music, and art, with their historical contexts.

Class description

The Textual Appeal of Tupac Shakur

This class explores the philosophical, historical and literary influences of the late rapper and activist, Tupac Shakur.

Student learning goals

We will engage with the topic and themes of the course in a variety of forms including the close-reading of texts, creative writing, writing about visual culture, etc.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Grades are based on participation, writing assignments and a final project.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Georgia M. Roberts
Date: 01/27/2011