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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

U.S. Cultural History since 1968

This course examines the history of the United States in the decades following the social upheavals of the late 1960s, through the lens of popular culture.

Subject Specialist Librarians

Subject specialist librarians are eager to assist you with your library research, and in most cases can save you a lot of time, especially if you meet with them early in order to plan out your research strategy.

Subject specialist librarians recognize the interdisciplinary, collaborative nature of historical research, and they encourage you to meet with any librarian whose area of expertise overlaps with your research. For example, if you are researching the history of house music, then you should meet with both the History Librarian AND the Music Librarian.

Main Subject Specialist Librarians for This Course

Librarian Areas of Expertise Contact
Celestina Savonius-Wroth, Ph.D.

History

Schedule a research Consultation with Prof. Savonius-Wroth

Email Prof. Savonius-Wroth a Question

Cindy Ingold

LGBTQ Studies

Gender Studies

Women's Studies

Asian American Studies

Sociology

Political Science

 

Schedule a Research Consultation with Prof. Ingold

Email Prof. Ingold a Question

Jj Pionke

Sports

Disability

Veterans

Schedule a Research Consultation with Prof. O'Brien

Email Prof. O'Brien a Question

Courtney Becks

African American Studies

Jewish Studies

Schedule a Research Consultation with Prof. Becks

Email Prof. Becks a Question

Matthew Roberts, Ph.D. Film Studies

Schedule a Research Consultation

Kate Lambaria

Music

Theater

Schedule a Research Consultation

Mara Thacker

Popular Culture

Schedule a Research Consultation with Mara Thacker

Email Mara Thacker

Lisa Romero

Media Studies

Latinx Studies

Schedule a Research Consultation with Prof. Romero

Email Prof. Romero a Question

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