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Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness - A blast from the past

Location: 
Other
Cost: 
Whole Series $40, Individual $15
Contact: 
Molly Cook
Dates: 
Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Wed, Apr 11, 2018, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Wed, Apr 18, 2018, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Description 

What did the “pursuit of happiness” mean to various generations of Americans? In this course explore several eras in which Americans attempted to redefine the pursuit of happiness beginning with the enlightenment through the 1960's. Your instructor is Elizabeth Jozwiak, Associate Professor at UW-Rock County.

Specific Sessions:

“Ideals of the Enlightenment and Declaration of Independence” April 4th

“The Pursuit of Happiness in Industrial America—Utopian Communities of the 1800s” April 11th

“Workers’ Pursuit of Happiness—Leisure and the Eight Hour Movement” April 18th

“The Pursuit of Happiness in the 1960's—the Counterculture” April 25th