Event Title

Session D-2: Exporting American Culture and Technology

Presenter Information

John Gieger, DePaul UniversityFollow

Session Number

D-2

Grade Level

HS

Start Date

3-3-2017 2:00 PM

End Date

3-3-2017 3:00 PM

Description

"Made in America" applies not only to manufactured goods leaving the US, but also to the greatest American export: culture. From the broadsides and artworks of the 19th Century to Hollywood blockbusters and Silicon Valley, media and technology have shaped American cultural influence abroad, influencing global affairs and international relationships.

In this session, John Gieger (DePaul University) will explore some of the significant ways American culture has impacted world history as well as how to use multimedia and technology as primary sources in the classroom.

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Mar 3rd, 2:00 PM Mar 3rd, 3:00 PM

Session D-2: Exporting American Culture and Technology

"Made in America" applies not only to manufactured goods leaving the US, but also to the greatest American export: culture. From the broadsides and artworks of the 19th Century to Hollywood blockbusters and Silicon Valley, media and technology have shaped American cultural influence abroad, influencing global affairs and international relationships.

In this session, John Gieger (DePaul University) will explore some of the significant ways American culture has impacted world history as well as how to use multimedia and technology as primary sources in the classroom.