Courses and Seminars

Students are required to take Introduction to American Studies: Theory and Method, a graduate seminar surveying the history of American Studies scholarship along with a focus on a particular subject area. Students also choose such other seminars and courses as:

  • The Documentary Effect in American Film & Literature
  • Native American Literature Twentieth-Century
  • U.S. Intellectual History
  • Readings in the History of Industrial America
  • United States & Africa
  • Modern American Literature
  • Race and Class in America
  • Readings in Colonial American History
  • American Constitutional Development
  • American Environmental Policy

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