April 28, 2016
On Route 66 From Oklahoma to California
Andrew Chater, an award-winning producer for the BBC, will lead a group of USC students on an experience offered by the English and History Departments of Dornsife College. Students will follow the trail of the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s classic novel The Grapes of Wrath from their original home in the Oklahoma dust bowl to the central valley of California, where their experiences as migrant fruit-pickers took place. The course is ENGL 350g, Literature of California, which satisfies the GE- B, Humanistic Inquiry requirement of the USC General Education.
Course Dates: May 18 – June 14, 2016