American Studies Courses

A selection of recent courses offered in the program or cross-listed. For current and upcoming offerings, consult the college course list.

American Studies

  • AS 101A Introduction to American Studies
  • AS 101B Colonial English America
  • AS 102 Introduction to American Culture and Values
  • AS 314 Spiritualism

Anthropology

  • ANTH 211 Archaeology Field Methods
  • ANTH 212 Historical Archaeology
  • ANTH 215 Bardaeology: the Campus as Material Culture

Art History

  • ARTH / PHOT 215 Photography in America
  • ARTH 209 Art and Nation Building
  • ARTH 364 History of Art in Woodstock

Economics Courses

  • ECON 214: Labor economics
  • ECON 226: Urban and Regional Economics

Film

  • FILM 248: Filming the Election

Historical Studies

  • HIST 2014 History of New York City
  • HIST 2039 Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt
  • HIST 222 A History of the Modern Police
  • HIST 232 American Urban History
  • HIST 269 Encounters: American Borderlands
  • HIST 282 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST 314 Violent Culture and Material Pleasure

Literature

  • LIT 2002 Americans Abroad
  • LIT 2016 The Great American Indian Novel
  • LIT 2331 Classic American Gothic
  • LIT 2670 Women Writing the Caribbean
  • LIT 3028 Sound in American Literature
  • LIT 327 Reconstructing Ruin
  • LIT 3521 Mark Twain

Music

  • MUS 261 Musical Protest in the US
  • MUS 266B American Popular Song 1930-1950
  • MUS 331 Jazz: The Freedom Principle I

Political Studies

  • PS 122 American Politics: Issues/ Institutions
  • PS 265 Campaign 2016
  • PS 321 The US Constitution as a Political Text
  • PS 378 The American Presidency

Sociology

  • SOC 120 Inequality in America
  • SOC 135 Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 224 Punishment/ Prisons/ Policing

Theater

  • THTR 310 Minstrelsy, Vaudeville, and Melodrama
  • THTR 326 Power and Performance in the Colonial Atlantic