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I would appreciate suggestions of student readings for an interdisciplinary 400-level history course, "Unraveling Selfhood: Personal Identity, the Body, and Sexuality in American History." (The course attracts history and non-history majors.) Students will examine the distinctiveness and interplay among these dimensions of the personal.
I have taught the course previously and am revising the curriculum.
Given that personhood and selfhood are slippery terms, I welcome suggestions of readings that can help me frame the course scope and content.
A few years ago I put together a reading list on the subject of Christmas for a course I was working on. I'm revising and updating the list now in anticipation of teaching an updated version of the course so I thought I'd put the call out once more: any good readings you'd recommend? My course, Children and Christmas, is focussed on Christmas in America, childhood, and is very multi-disciplinary. We read a fair bit of history, ethnograpy, and media studies and cultural studies.
For James, you may be thinking of "The American Scene," which records his travels of 1904-1905 and treats New York City in detail. Accessible on line at: https://openlibrary.org/books/OL7046239M/The_American_scene.