American Studies (AMST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

AMST 1104

This course will examine race and ethnic relations between Whites, Blacks, Latinos, and Asians in the United States. The goal of this course is for students to understand how the history of race and ethnicity ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LSP 1105SOC 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18080AMST 1104  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alvarado, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18100AMST 1104  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alvarado, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18101AMST 1104  DIS 202

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alvarado, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19495AMST 1104  DIS 203

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alvarado, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19496AMST 1104  DIS 204

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alvarado, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 1115

A policy-centered approach to the study of government in the American experience.  Considers the American Founding and how it influenced the structure of government;  how national institutions operate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 1111

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6781AMST 1115  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Kriner, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6782AMST 1115  DIS 201

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6783AMST 1115  DIS 202

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Howard, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6784AMST 1115  DIS 203

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Howard, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6785AMST 1115  DIS 204

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6786AMST 1115  DIS 205

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6787AMST 1115  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6788AMST 1115  DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  6789AMST 1115  DIS 208

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6914AMST 1115  DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7037AMST 1115  DIS 210

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7388AMST 1115  DIS 211

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  7389AMST 1115  DIS 212

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 1500

This course offers an introduction to the study of Africa, the U.S., the Caribbean and other diasporas.  This course will examine, through a range of disciplines, among them literature, history, politics, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 1500GOVT 1503

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6577AMST 1500  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Assie-Lumumba, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 1585

This course will explore the relationship between sports and politics over the course of American history since the 19th century.  Sports and politics have come together surprisingly frequently in the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 1585

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16595AMST 1585  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Glickman, L

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16596AMST 1585  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16597AMST 1585  DIS 202

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16598AMST 1585  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16599AMST 1585  DIS 204

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16600AMST 1585  DIS 205

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16601AMST 1585  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16602AMST 1585  DIS 207

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16603AMST 1585  DIS 208

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 1600

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the diverse cultures, histories and contemporary situations of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Students will also be introduced to important ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AIIS 1100

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5696AMST 1600  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  5697AMST 1600  DIS 201

    • T
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  5698AMST 1600  DIS 202

    • W
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7128AMST 1600  DIS 203

    • R
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 1802

This course seeks a fuller recounting of U.S. history by remapping what we understand as "America." We will examine traditional themes in the teaching of U.S. history—territorial expansion and empire, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7430AMST 1802  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Garcia, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2006

Punk Culture–comprised of music, fashion, literature, and visual arts–represents a complex critical stance of resistance and refusal that coalesced at a particular historical moment in the mid-1970s, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COML 2006ENGL 2906MUSIC 2006SHUM 2006

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17610AMST 2006  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Peraino, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 17611AMST 2006  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 17612AMST 2006  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2145

This course examines the history and culture of food in the United States over the last hundred years. Looking closely at contemporary food culture, we will ask questions such as: What are the origins ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2145

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18598AMST 2145  SEM 101

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bitar, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    To be placed on wait-list, please email mm894@cornell.edu.

AMST 2152

One in ten residents of the United States was born outside the country. These people include international students, temporary workers, refugees, asylees, permanent residents, naturalized U.S. citizens ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 2152LSP 2152

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16536AMST 2152  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Garcia-Rios, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2160

In this introductory course, participants will study the economic and technological history of the television industry, with a particular emphasis on its manifestations in the United States and the United ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  • 16558AMST 2160  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2220

This seminar will explore some of the major political and cultural trends in the United States,  from the era of the Democratic New Dealer, Franklin D. Roosevelt, through the era of the conservative Republican, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2220SHUM 2220

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16660AMST 2220  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Glickman, L

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2225

In recent years, poverty and inequality have become increasingly common topics of public debate, as academics, journalists, and politicians attempt to come to terms with growing income inequality, with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6977AMST 2225  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7002AMST 2225  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  7003AMST 2225  DIS 202

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  7004AMST 2225  DIS 203

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  7005AMST 2225  DIS 204

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  7006AMST 2225  DIS 205

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7007AMST 2225  DIS 206

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7008AMST 2225  DIS 207

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7009AMST 2225  DIS 208

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7198AMST 2225  DIS 209

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7199AMST 2225  DIS 210

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2260

In this class, we will examine how musicians working in such genres as rock, jazz, folk, classical, soul, and experimental music responded and contributed to the major themes of the 1960s in the US: the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2260MUSIC 2260SHUM 2260

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17598AMST 2260  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Piekut, B

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2280

How have different dimensions of our lives become matters of public health? Focusing on modern America, this course explores how public health has been bound up with histories of the state, the economy, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SHUM 2280STS 2280

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8577AMST 2280  SEM 101

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • LeBlanc, H

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2315

In August 1945, Japan was a devastated country; its cities burned, its people starving, its military and government in surrender. World War II was over. The occupation had begun. What sort of society emerged ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2258HIST 2315SHUM 2315

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17791AMST 2315  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Roebuck, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2381

Corruption in politics and economics has become a significant issue in the modern world. This course introduces students to the study of corruption and collusion from the perspective of early America and ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2381LATA 2381

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18185AMST 2381  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Schmitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2600

The production of North American Indigenous literatures began long before European colonization, and persists in a variety of printed, sung, carved, painted, written, spoken, and digital media. From oral ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 2600ENGL 2600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7878AMST 2600  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Cheyfitz, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2640

An introductory history of Chinese, Japanese, Asian Indians, Filipinos, and Koreans in the United States from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1990s. Major themes include racism and resistance, labor ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 2130HIST 2640

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7435AMST 2640  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Chang, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2723

This lecture traces the history of LGBTQ+ identities, relationships, and politics in the United States from the early 19th century to the present. We will consider, in particular, the shifting meanings ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FGSS 2722HIST 2722LGBT 2722

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18336AMST 2723  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vider, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18339AMST 2723  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18342AMST 2723  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18345AMST 2723  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18348AMST 2723  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2755

The legacies of slavery remain all too obvious in the modern Atlantic World. From demographic imbalances to pervasive social and economic inequality, much of the recent past has involved addressing that ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASRC 2755HIST 2755LATA 2755

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17924AMST 2755  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Schmitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19197AMST 2755  DIS 201

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19198AMST 2755  DIS 202

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19199AMST 2755  DIS 203

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19200AMST 2755  DIS 204

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 19201AMST 2755  DIS 205

    • F
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2770

Designed for the general student population, this course appeals to students who intend to work with diverse communities (for example, students with interests in medicine, law, labor, government, business, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16668AMST 2770  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Diaz, E

      Ngugi, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2817

Donald Trump and Barack Obama give us two visions of America and of the world: xenophobic nationalism and pragmatic cosmopolitanism.  America and the world are thus constituted by great diversity. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 2817

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7906AMST 2817  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Katzenstein, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7907AMST 2817  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7908AMST 2817  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7909AMST 2817  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7910AMST 2817  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3033

Public policies are political outcomes determined by processes that are complex, convoluted and often controversial. The aim of this course is to equip students with the conceptual tools necessary to understand ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 3032

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7964AMST 3033  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8252AMST 3033  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8253AMST 3033  DIS 202

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8254AMST 3033  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8255AMST 3033  DIS 204

    • R
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8256AMST 3033  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8257AMST 3033  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  8258AMST 3033  DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16734AMST 3033  DIS 208

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3071

The US and the global community face a number of complex, interconnected and enduring issues that pose challenges for our political and policy governance institutions and society at large.  Exploring how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3071

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18331AMST 3071  LEC 001

    • FWashington, DC
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

AMST 3281

This course investigates the United States Supreme Court and its role in politics and government. It traces the development of constitutional doctrine, the growth of the Court's institutional power, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3281LAW 3281

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17828AMST 3281  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Chutkow, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3330

Based on indigenous and place-based "ways of knowing," this course (1) presents a theoretical and humanistic framework from which to understand generation of ecological knowledge; (2) examines processes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7488AMST 3330  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

AMST 3380

This is a seminar course on urban inequality in the United States.  The first half of the semester will be dedicated to understanding the political, historical, and social determinants of inequality in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 3380

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7571AMST 3380  SEM 101

    • MWUris Hall 360
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3420

Topic Fall 2020: The Time and Space of Immigrant Detention in the U.S.: Migration is about movement, yet the journey often ends in the denial of movement, especially if one migrates to the U.S. This country ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 3400GOVT 3401

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Time and Space of Immigrant Detention in the U.S.

  • 17552AMST 3420  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Juffer, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

AMST 3425

American Impeachments: Four times in US History, Congress has moved to impeach the President—in fact this has happened three times in the last 46 years, after only one instance in the first 184.  The US ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 3431HIST 3435

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17116AMST 3425  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Baptist, E

      Margulies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18119AMST 3425  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18120AMST 3425  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18121AMST 3425  DIS 203

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18122AMST 3425  DIS 204

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18123AMST 3425  DIS 205

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18124AMST 3425  DIS 206

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3434

This course offers undergraduates a unique approach to exploring the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad in Central New York. It is an experiential course that includes visits to specific known ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3434SHUM 3434

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16785AMST 3434  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Aching, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3452

This course understands "myth" in the sense of "ideological construction."  So we'll be examining the intellectual and cultural life of Americans, over the last two centuries. The emphasis will be on identity, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 3452

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18011AMST 3452  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Sachs, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

  • 18012AMST 3452  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 18013AMST 3452  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 18014AMST 3452  DIS 203

  • 18015AMST 3452  DIS 204

AMST 3461

This course explores the rich and diverse history of African American filmmaking.  Focusing on films written and/or directed by African Americans, this seminar traces the history of filmmaking from the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3999PMA 3461VISST 3461

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16888AMST 3461  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Sheppard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3515

Blaxploitation films of the 1970s are remembered for their gigantic Afros, enormous guns, slammin' soundtracks, sex, drugs, nudity, and violence. Never before or since have so many African American performers ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16823AMST 3515  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Finley, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3533

This course will consider the history, theory and craft of feature film screenwriting. We will examine the vital elements of effective motion picture narrative (protagonist, pathos, objective, action), ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3533

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7836AMST 3533  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

AMST 3616

How can we account for the contemporary popularity of podcasts? In what ways do they build on, and break from, earlier forms of writing for the ear? In this class we will study innovative podcast fictions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3615

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18671AMST 3616  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Braddock, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3675

This course focuses on works that exemplify environmental consciousness—a sense that humans are not the center of the world and that to think they are may have catastrophic consequences for humans themselves. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3675

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16679AMST 3675  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hutchinson, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3687

This seminar examines the history of the United States' involvement with Middle East beginning with evangelical efforts in the 19th century and President Wilson's engagement with the colonial powers in ... view course details

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  • 17074AMST 3687  SEM 101

    • TWashington, DC
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Brann, R

  • Taught in Washington D.C. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

AMST 3717

"Sitcom Jews" uses close media analysis, theoretical discussion, and student performances or media projects to examine the representation of Jews on television and on the Broadway stage from 1948-2017. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 3711PMA 3711

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8504AMST 3717  SEM 101

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Winitsky, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

AMST 3720

In addition to nourishing the body, food operates as a cultural system that produces and reflects group and individual identities. In this class we will examine foodways-the behaviors and beliefs attached ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3721FGSS 3720SHUM 3720

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17570AMST 3720  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • McCullough, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3754

In this course, we will critically examine the production and performance of race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender through literature and contemporary performance genres such as spoken word, slam poetry, ... view course details

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  •  7843AMST 3754  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Jaime, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3760

In 1968, amongst cultural and political turmoil, the American film industry adopted the ratings system, which helped usher in the kinds of cinema we know today. This course focuses on developments in U.S. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PMA 3560VISST 3760

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17755AMST 3760  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

  • 17756AMST 3760  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 17757AMST 3760  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 17758AMST 3760  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  • 17765AMST 3760  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3762

The Latinx experience in the United States is, too often, predominantly shaped by law, state power, and police action. Drawing from a theoretical and methodological toolkit developed within the anthropology ... view course details

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  • 16843AMST 3762  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

AMST 3785

This course examines controversies in the theory and history of civil disobedience. Do citizens have obligations to obey unjust laws? Can law breaking ever be civil rather than criminal? Do disruptive ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 3785PHIL 2945

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18605AMST 3785  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Livingston, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

  • 18606AMST 3785  DIS 201

    • T
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18607AMST 3785  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18608AMST 3785  DIS 203

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 18609AMST 3785  DIS 204

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Livingston, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 3854

This course addresses pertinent issues relative to the subject of regional development and globalization. Topics vary each semester. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CRP 3854GOVT 3494

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Growth and Development

  •  6211AMST 3854  LEC 080

    • MWashington, DC
    • Aug 27 - Dec 8, 2020
    • Fridl, D

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

AMST 3980

Affords opportunities for students to carry out independent research under appropriate supervision. Each student is expected to review pertinent literature, prepare a project outline, conduct the research, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4747AMST 3980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8697AMST 3980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Margulies, J

AMST 3990

Individualized readings for junior and senior students. Topics, requirements, and credit hours will be determined in consultation between the student and the supervising faculty member. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4748AMST 3990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

AMST 4012

This course examines working class politics in the United States, as it has developed historically and as it exists today, including the ideas and institutions of industrial democracy, the participatory ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4012GOVT 6012

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18997AMST 4012  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4021

American conservative thought rests on assumptions that are strikingly different from those made by mainstream American liberals.  However, conservative thinkers are themselves committed to principles ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4021

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6906AMST 4021  SEM 101

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

AMST 4040

Fictions of dictatorship, as termed by scholar Lucy Burns, denote both the narratives and spectacles produced by authoritarian governments and the performances, events, and cultural objects that work against ... view course details

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  • 18951AMST 4040  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Balance, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4066

Computers and digital technologies including robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), internet-enabled platforms, and other "high-tech" drivers of automation have revolutionized the nature ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRLR 4066ILRLR 6066

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 19397AMST 4066  LEC 001

AMST 4123

Considering the archipelagic turn, this course takes a transnational approach to geographies, ecologies, literatures, and cultures of island chains. How are archipelagoes understood in relations of power ... view course details

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  • 17958AMST 4123  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Goffe, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4212

Black women first began to shape the genre of autobiography during antebellum era slavery. They were prolific in developing the genre of autobiography throughout the twentieth century, to the point of ... view course details

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  • 16800AMST 4212  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Richardson, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4321

Using film, legal history, memoir, sociology and social history, this research-based seminar will focus on the historical and contemporary state of education in both the production and amelioration of ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 4301SHUM 4301

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16806AMST 4321  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Rooks, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4336

In this seminar, we will explore how eating and cooking have historically shaped and reflected broader patterns of identity and belonging in the United States. How have food and foodways been mobilized ... view course details

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  • 17421AMST 4336  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vider, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4603

This course takes up literatures and arts of Black speculation in the broadest terms, from science fiction and fantasy to Afrofuturism and Afropunk to Phillis Wheatley's and Outkast's poetics. We'll give ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 4655ENGL 4605SHUM 4605

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18026AMST 4603  SEM 101

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Spires, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4733

How should anti-racist people respond to the new racialized white identities that have emerged recently in Europe and the United States? What alternative conceptions of whiteness are available? How can ... view course details

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  •  7384AMST 4733  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mohanty, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 4993

To graduate with honors, AMST majors must complete a senior thesis under the supervision of an AMST faculty member and defend that thesis orally before a committee. Students interested in the honors program ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4156AMST 4993  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 18739AMST 4993  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 18740AMST 4993  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

AMST 4998

This required course forms the core of the Cornell in Washington academic program. The foundational skill of both politics and policy is taking knowledge, analyzing it, figuring out how to convert it into ... view course details

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  •  4742AMST 4998  LEC 080

    • FWashington, DC
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

AMST 6052

This course introduces graduate students to a broad selection of works in the field of Latinx History.  The seminar has several goals: (1) to provide a broad overview of important works in the field (2) ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 6052LSP 6052

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18472AMST 6052  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Garcia, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 6201

The United States Congress will be examined: first, as a "closed system" in which institutional arrangements decisively apportion political power; and, second, as the product of electoral and social forces ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6201

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16480AMST 6201  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 6336

In this seminar, we will explore how eating and cooking have historically shaped and reflected broader patterns of identity and belonging in the United States. How have food and foodways been mobilized ... view course details

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  • 17423AMST 6336  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vider, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 6612

What are minoritarian aesthetics? How do these inform the production and reception of performance, broadly defined? How does attending to the aesthetics involved in the production of artistic and cultural ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LSP 6611PMA 6611

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18479AMST 6612  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Jaime, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 6733

How should anti-racist people respond to the new racialized white identities that have emerged recently in Europe and the United States?  What alternative conceptions of whiteness are available? How can ... view course details

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  •  7385AMST 6733  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mohanty, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 6762

The Latinx experience in the United States is, too often, predominantly shaped by law, state power, and police action. Drawing from a theoretical and methodological toolkit developed within the anthropology ... view course details

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  • 17475AMST 6762  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online