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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 2013

 Course No.

Title

Professor

Index

Desc.

Syllabus

101

Intro American Studies

Urban

45524

pdf Yes

pdf pdf Yes

201

Springsteen's American Vision

Masur

54836

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

227

19th Century American Literature & Culture

Rockland

49288

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

240

Latino/Latina American Culture 

Figueroa 

49059 

Yes

244

American Land

Nigrin

52844

Yes

pdf Yes

267

American Film Directors

Nigrin

55451

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

281:01

Architecture & Culture Change on Douglass Campus

Reeves

50724

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

281:02

Asian American Learning Community

Lee

57934

pdf Yes

 

282

Popular Music and Political Performance

Rzigalinski

50725

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

283:01

Arts Adventure

Appels

47064

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

283:02

Arts Adventure

Appels

56100

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

300:01

American Life in the Cold War

Decker

45801

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

300:80

WM

Invitation To The Theater

Appels 

49158

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

300:81

RVCC

Race, Roots & Rock 'N' Roll 

Zemla 

56212

  pdf Yes

pdf Yes

300:82

ACCC

Religion In America 

Backes

55217 

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

301:01 

Blogs, Graphic Novels & Social Media

Barnett

44465

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

301:80

RVCC

Murder in America

Chadwick

52953

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

301:81

RVCC

American Film and Psychology

Zoccolillo

54431

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

301:82

ACCC

Generations in Conflict

Backes

58455

pdf Yes

CANCELLED

303:80

ACCC

The Good Old Days: America in the 1950s

Furman

56807

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 304

The American City

Urban

56084

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

306:80

ACCC

Am. Detective Fiction & Film: African-Am. Crime Fiction

McElhinney

58621

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 310

Methodologies: American Studies

Wigginton

50805

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 312

Sports in American Culture

Schuster

 

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 324:80

WM

Wayward Americans

Perryman

56375

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 325

Women on the Fringe

Fishbein

56074

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 341

The Child in America

Fishbein

56098

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 351

American Art 1776-1913

Sheehan

57175

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

377

Asian American Literature

Isaac

50699

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 389

Junior Seminar

Chan-Malik

47616

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 400:01

Native American Literature: Modern Fiction & Cultural Issues

Barnett

55454

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 450

Seminar: Folk Fest Management

Gillespie

46257

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

 487

The Nexus of Film and Literature

Rockland

47338

pdf Yes

pdf Yes

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