Lectures

   History 3570x/Spring 2014
Alma Mater: A History of American Colleges & Universities
Mr. McCaughey

 


Class Meeting

Lecture Topic

 

Assignments/Postings

 

January 22

1. Introduction: Do Colleges Matter?

January 27

2. Medieval Beginnings

January 29

3. The Logic of Colonial Colleges:

February 3

4. Colleges of the Great Awakening

February 5

5. King’s College & the “Middle Way”

 Colonial College
Buildings

February 10

6. Colleges and the Revolution

 King’s College/CC
Building

February 12

7. The “Great Retrogression” Revisited

1. Academic Person, Place or Event to 1840

February 17

8. Mid-Century Stirrings

 Study Guide
for Ist Exam

February 19

First Hour Exam

February 24

10. Emergent University, I:

 Founders and Leaders

February 26

11. Emergent University, II: Faculty Emboldened

 Emboldened Faculty

March 3

12. Emergent University, III: The Extra-Curriculum

March 5

13. Columbia: Bolt to the Top

 Barnard Beginnings

March 10

14. WWI: Twilight of Idols

March 12

14. 1920s: Return of the College

 Return of College
Powerpoint

March 24

16. Academe’s “Hebrew Problem”

 Columbia and Barnard Early 20th C. Folks

March 26

A Sampling of Postings

 2. Academic Person, Place or Event to 1940

March 31

17. 1930s: Rise of the Academic Left

April 2

Second Hour Exam

Study Guide
posted 3/28/2014

April 7

18. Academe’s Last Good War

 Academic Warriors

April 9

19. Women on Cold War Campus

April 14

20. Blacks on Campus

April 16

21. Berkeley, 1964: It Begins

April 21

22. Columbia ’68

 Columbia ’68 Images

April 23

23. Digging Out in the 70s

April 28

24. Conservatives & the Liberal Academy

3. Academic Person, Place or Event to 2000

April 30

25. Affirmative Action & Its Discontents

May 2

26. The Way We Are

 Study Guide for
  Final Exam

May 15

Final Exam

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