UT Dallas 2022 Graduate Catalog

HIST6336 - The Idea of the American South

HIST 6336 The Idea of the American South (3 semester credit hours) This course is designed to explore the history and literature of the idea of the American South as it has developed since the Civil War. Drawing on a range of works, including primary and secondary sources, this class will explore such themes as regionalism, nationalism, race, class, culture, and identity. We will pay special attention to the field of southern history and what has been called the "new southern studies." (3-0) R