Lowell and Industrial Revolution: Social Movements & Reform

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Course No: EDUC.5531-044; SIS Class Nbr: 1076; SIS Term: 3050
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Participants in this National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored Landmarks Workshop, offered through the Tsongas Industrial History Center, examine the causes and consequences of America's Industrial Revolution, using Lowell as a case study. The course covers the nineteenth-century shift from an agrarian to an industrial society, with a focus on water-powered factory systems, textile production and corporations, the issue of slavery in a cotton textile city, labor and women's history, environmental impacts, immigration, globalization, and literary responses. Limited to NEH participants only.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Virtual Classroom Course;Session2: August 1-August 6, 2021.
  • Core Codes: VRCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Sheila Kirschbaum
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • TBD
  • Trimester 2021: Jul 06 to Aug 16
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1410
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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