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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 2012

Dept.Course No.TitleProfessorIndexDesc.SyllabusOther Information
050101Intro. to American  StudiesSifuentes65944
pdf Yes pdf
pdf Yes
050200Intro to Performance StudiesFleetwood75374
pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050 201:01 Latino and Caribbean Cultural Studies Martinez-San Miguel 77885 pdf Yes pdf Yes
05022719th C. Am. Lit. & CultureRockland70202 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050240Latino/Latina Am. CultureGonzalez69926 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050281Architecture and Cultural Change on the Livingston CampusReeves71969 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050282Music & Politics: 1963-1983Rzigalinski71970 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050283Arts AdventureAppels67667 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050300:01The Rise of the RightDecker66241 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 300:02 The City and Gay and Lesbian Identity Lee 72394 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050300:80(ACCC8)American Legal History & Culture of the 20th CenturyFurman70044 pdf Yes pdf
pdf Yes
050300:81(WMM)New York Theatre CultureRinaldi75612 pdf Yes pdf

050301:0121st C. Writing- Blogs, Graphic Novels & Social MediaBarnett64816 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050301:03American Film DirectorsNigrin68280 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050301:80(RVCC)From the Silents to the Sopranos Organized Crime in American CultureChadwick75598 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050301:81(RVCC)American Film&Psych.Zocollilo77412 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050 308:01 Culture of Metropolis Ferguson 75375 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050308:80(WM)Culture of MetropolisFerguson75601 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050310Methodologies American StudiesFabian72079 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050329US as seen FM AbroadRockland75376 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
Folklore Amer. Occupational and Regional GroupsGillespie75270 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050 376 Native American Lit. in English Wigginton 72399 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050 377 Asian North American Lit & Film Lee 71939 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050389Junior SeminarUrban 68281 pdf Yes pdf Yes pdf
050 444 American Land Policy Popper 70369 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050450SEM: Folk Fest ManagmentGilespie66763 pdf Yes pdf Yes
050487Hemingway and his InfluenceBarnett67967 pdf Yes pdf Yes

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