Skip to Main Content

Grit Going

UMBC Summer & Winter Blog

Tag Archives: Culture

Featured Course: American Culture in Global Perspective

Posted on

AMST 352

  Facebook. Fast food. The TV show Friends. The consumable objects and activities that make up what we call popular culture or consumer culture circle the globe millions of times every day. In the process, they carry images of “the good life” recognized around the world as the American Dream, both shaping and reflecting the complex technological, political and economic […]

Read more

Featured Course: Ancient Greeks

Posted on

  The rise and fall of ancient Greece has provided the bases of many things we take for granted in the modern word. For example, the first historians and mathematicians developed their crafts in reaction to the the shift to empirical thinking and reasoning. Additionally, the democratic political and judicial system was used to organize society, while poetry, theater, and […]

Read more

Navigation: 1 2


© Office of Summer, Winter and Special Programs • 410-455-2335 • Sherman Hall East 4th Floor • summer@umbc.edu