The Beatles

Professor: K. Campbell

Term: Fall

Year: 2011

Course Code: FY-101-HS06

This course explores the historical and cultural context for the rise of the Beatles and the impact that the group and its music had on the history of the 1960s and beyond. We will examine the ways in which the Beatles were shaped by and shaped their times, particularly considering the group in the context of post-war Britain and Europe, as well as the vast cultural changes that occurred in Britain and the United States during the 1960s. This course fulfills the First Year Seminar General Education requirement.