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"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
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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.
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Course Offerings Fall 2013

*NOTE: SYLLABI POSTED HERE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Dept.

Course No.

Title

Professor

Index

Desc.

Syllabus*

Other Information

050

101

Intro to American Studies: American Identities and Difference

Urban

25701

Yes 

Yes 

 

050

200:01 

America as a Business Civilization 

Prisock 

33634 

Yes 

 

 

050

200:02

Race in American Cinema

Gaines

33729 

 

CANCELLED

050

 200:03

Latinos & Migration 

Berg 

36093 

Yes 

 

 

050 

201:01

America and the Sea

Gillespie

33635

 

CANCELLED

050

201:02

American Environmental History &Thought

Popper 

35010

Yes

 

 CANCELLED

050

203

The American West 

Barnett 

36615

Yes

Yes 

 

050

227

19th Century American Literature & Culture

Masur

30034

Yes 

 

 

050

228

The Contemporary American 

 Gillespie

36597 

Yes

 

 

050

245 

Intro to Asian American Studies

Isaac 

36690 

Yes

 

050

246 

Black Experience in America

Ramsamy 

38798 

Yes

 

 

050 

260 

 On the Road: Mobility in America 

 Rockland

36676

Yes 

 

 

050 

265 

American Experimental Film & Video 

Nigrin 

27108

Yes

Yes 

 

050

281 

Asian American Studies Learning Community 

Lee 

30405 

 

 

 

050

282:01 

Architecture & Cultural Change on Cook Campus 

Reeves 

30406 

Yes 

Yes 

 

050 

282:02 

 Architecture & Cultural Change on Cook Campus 

Reeves 

36024 

Yes

Yes

 

050

283:01

Contemporary Arts Adventure 

Appels 

36889

Yes

 

 

050

283:02

Contemporary Arts Adventure

Appels

36890

Yes 

 

 

050

 300:01

Concept & Meaning of Home in American Life 

Urban 

36675

CANCELLED

050 

 300:02

American Conservatism 

 Decker

28958

Yes 

Yes 

 

050 

300:80 RVCC

The American Horror Film 

McElhinney

32306 

Yes 

 

 

050 

 300:81 ACCC

The Holocaust in American Consciousness  

Furman 

38398 

Yes 

 

 

050

301:01

The American Idea

Masur

31668

Yes 

 

 

050

301:80 RVCC

Generations in Conflict 

Backes

34826

Yes 

 

 

050

301:81    WM

Arts Adventure

Appels

35902

Yes 

 

 

050

301:82 WM

Generations in Conflict

Backes

39245

Yes

 

 

050

310

Methods: Messing with Nature

Decker

31670

Yes

 Yes

 

050

312:80 RVCC

Sports in American Culture

Chadwick

38397

Yes 

 

 

050

316

Twenty-First Century Writing: 21st Century Expression: On and Off the Net

Barnett

36618

Yes

 Yes

 

050

329

US As Seen From Abroad 

Rockland

36677

Yes

 

 

050

337

Contemporary Jewish Culture

Surowitz

37067

Yes 

Yes

 

050

342:01

American Sexuality 

Sifuentes 

36689

Yes 

 

 

050

342:80  ACCC

American Sexuality  

McElhinney

36987

Yes 

 

 

050

371 

Black Migration and Urbanization 

 Ramachandran

38896 

Yes

 

 

050 

389

American Families

Fishbein 

30407

Yes 

Yes 

 

050 

487

Memoir and Memory 

Fishbein

33643 

Yes

Yes

 

*Note: SYLLABI ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

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