For over 40 years, American Studies with its distinguished faculty has promoted scholarship on cultures and politics of the United States.  We emphasize the interdisciplinary study of literature, history, culture, and social sciences.  Our faculty are dedicated teachers who research and offer courses in law and politics; race and ethnicity; gender and sexuality; popular culture and folklore; technology and economy.  We offer the minor in Race and Ethnic Studies and sponsor the Asian/Asian American Studies Undergraduate Certificate and Initiative.

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Upcoming Events

Tue Apr 21 @ 3:35AM - 05:15PM
Meet Christine Whitman
Wed Apr 22 @ 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Native American Cultural Association Meeting
Sat Apr 25 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
New Jersey Folk Festival
Fri May 15 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
American Studies Senior Celebration and Reception


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Ruth Adams Building
131 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414
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