Bruce and Jimi

Summer 2017 quarter (First Session)

Taught by

American studies
  • UG
This course will explore the lives, art, and impact on popular culture of Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix. Course materials will include written texts (biographical works, scholarly studies, fiction, and poetry), films (fiction and documentary), and music. We will visit a number of Seattle sites associated with the lives and legacies of these legends, including Garfield High School, Seattle's International District, their gravesites, and the final installment of an acclaimed multiyear Bruce Lee exhibit at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum. Students will have the option of producing a traditional research paper, a creative writing project, or a multimedia portfolio.

Program Details

Fields of Study

american studies cultural studies

Preparatory For

education, humanities, and cultural studies


Summer Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Thur/Fri 9 am - 1 pm

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning