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Meet Prof. Maria Kennedy.  Prof. Maria Kennedy specializes in the theory and practice of public folklore and humanities, their genres of representation, and their institutions, with a focus on performance theory, festival genres, and anthropology
Meet Prof. Jameson Sweet. Prof. Jimmy Sweet specializes in Native American and Indigenous studies. His work in the 19th century analyzes the legal and racial complexities of American Indians of mixed Indian and European ancestry with a focus on kins
"Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam" By Prof. Sylvia Chan-Malik. From the stories that she gathers, Prof. Chan-Malik demonstrates the diversity and similarities of Black, Arab, South Asian, Latina, and m
Faculty Excellence: Nicole Fleetwood.  "Showcasing the Humanity of the Incarcerated. " Nicole Fleetwood, an associate professor of American Studies at Rutgers-New Brunswick and scholar on incarceration, has collaborated with Aperture magazin
Prof. Andy Urban publishes: "Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor." In Brokering Servitude, Andrew Urban offers a history of domestic servants, focusing on how Irish immigrant women, Chinese immigrant men, a
Make America Great Again? These People Switched Careers. "As a student at Rutgers University, Mr. Hansen majored in American studies and volunteered for various community organizations. But after graduating, he was drawn to the tech scene and learn
SAS Race and Ethnic Studies Minor. The minor in Comparative and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies is designed to introduce students to the history and politics of racial formation by bringing together courses from multiple departments engaged in th
Prof. Jeff Decker publishes "The Other Rights Revolution."  Decker demonstrates how legal and constitutional battles over property rights, preservation, and the environment helped to shape the political ideas and policy agendas of modern conservati
DISCOVER ASIAN AMERICA.  Asian American Studies Learning Community.  Throughout the semester, students will think about, discuss, and debate representations of Asian Americans in literature, history, politics, film, scholarship, current events, and popular culture.  Apply Today.  Open to all undergraduate students.  Meets on Fridays from 1:40 to 3:00pm at the Asian American Cultural Center.  Email rick.lee to request an application.
Helene K. Grynberg Scholarship For American Studies Majors.  The American Studies Department is pleased to announce scholarships for declared American Studies Majors!  To request an application, please speak with your American Studies faculty advisor.

Course Offerings Spring 2011


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Intro. to Am. Studies
pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 227 19th C. Am. Lit. & Cult. Duus 51233 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 240 Latino/Latina Am. Cultures Martinez 50903 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 247 History & Culture of Hip Hop Fleetwood 58779 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 250 Culture of Port. Speaking Communities in the US Serra 54937 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 264 American Folklife Gillespie 54938 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 281 Architecture & Cultural Change on the Cook Campus (1.5 cr) Reeves 54178 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 282 From Punk to Cyberpunk: the 1980s (1.5 cr) Collins 54179 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 283 Picturing America: Am. Seen Through Its Art De Los Santos 48172 pdf Yes pdf Yes
From the Silents to the Sopranos: Organized Crime in Am. Culture
pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf  
The American Conservative Tradition
pdf Yes
050 300:04 Tradition and Innovation in Am. Jewish Ritual Life Surowitz 55080 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 300:80 (WM) American Legal History in the 20th Century Furman 51038 pdf Yes pdf Yes
The Concept and Meaning of Home in Everyday American Life
pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 301:02 African-Am Art Sheehan 54939 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 301:03 American Film Directors Nigrin 54940 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 301:04 Theories of Non-Belonging in Asian-Am Critique Isaac 58544 pdf Y pdf es pdf Yes
050 304 The American City Ferguson 54940 pdf Yes pdf Yes
Methodologies in Am. Studies
pdf Yes
Sports in Am. Culture
Schuster 51618 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 325:80 (WM) Women on the Fringe Warner 54987 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 355 (RVCC) Museums and Monuments in Am. Culture Reeves 54989 pdf Yes Canceled
050 376 Native Am. Lit in English Barnett 54941 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 377 Asian-Am. Lit in English Lee 54130 pdf Yes pdf Yes
Jr. Seminar
48883 pdf Yes
050 390:02 Special Topics Rockland 40008   Canceled
050 390:03 Special Topics: Chadwick 54281   Canceled
050 444 Am. Land Use Policy Popper 51496 pdf Yes pdf Yes
Folk Fest. Mgmt.
47149   pdf Yes
American Narratives Barnett 48514 pdf Yes pdf Yes
090 101:21 100 Years of Butterfly Isaac 49031    

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