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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 Summer 2011

DepartmentCourse NumberTitleProfessorIndexDescriptionSyllabus
050 200:H6 (Hybrid) Intro. to Asian-Am. Cultures Isaac 95681 pdf Yes Canceled
050 259:B7 Popular Culture Collins 92722 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050 266:E6 Cult Films in American Culture Gillespie 92539 pdf Yes
pdf Yes
050 300:B6 (Freehold) New York Theater Culture Rinaldi 93373 pdf Yes
050 300:B7 David Lynch and the Am. Film Avant Garde Nigrin 92044 pdf Yes
pdf Yes
050 300:B8 (Atlantic Cape) Am. Legal History in the 20th Century Furman 95173 pdf Yes Canceled
050 301:B7 Murder in America Chadwick 92170 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 304:B6 (Freehold) The American City Ferguson 95174 pdf Yes Canceled
050 312:B1 Sports in America Rockland 94361 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050 324:B1 (Freehold) Wayward Americans Warner 95175 pdf Yes Canceled
050 325:B1 Women on the Fringe Genter 94363 pdf Yes Canceled


Museums, Monuments and Am. Culture Reeves 95187 pdf Yes Canceled

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