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HNR 340 – Baseball and American Culture

Course Schedule:

TuTh 05:00pm-06:20pm

Location:

Bowne Hall 304C

*Class times and locations are subject to change.
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Instructor:

Burton, Rick

Counts toward:

HNR Hum, Interdisciplinary

MySlice Info:

Class #: 13010
Section: M011
# Credits: 3

Course Description:

Literature (Twain’s Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Bouton’s Ball Four, Kahn’s The Boys of Summer; theatre (Damn Yankees, Casey at the Bat, Fences); film (Pride of the Yankees, Bang the Drum Slowly, Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, Moneyball, etc.) and advertising (too numerous) have all used baseball to great financial gain. In doing so, they have made baseball a particularly important part of the American social fabric and influenced how America sees itself.

This class will visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, NY, take advantage of the University’s proximity to the Washington Nationals’ Triple A affiliate, the Syracuse Chiefs, and watch the World Series on TV together. Course texts will incorporate a wide range of material from the 19th, 20th and 21st century to provide a broad range of literature review. In this way, the central work of the course will work to evaluate the ways in which baseball has helped shape contemporary literature, film and advertising across more than 150 years. Included as part of the class will be a media-based project that requires students to individually create research, fiction or film that incorporates baseball as a central theme, metaphor or significant driver of the student’s narrative.

Notes about this course:

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Class times and locations often change. Please verify your class schedule in MySlice as these will not be updated after their initial posting.

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