American Studies (AMST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  6243 AMST 1115   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6245 AMST 1115   DIS 201

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  •  6246 AMST 1115   DIS 202

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  •  6244 AMST 1115   DIS 203

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  •  6247 AMST 1115   DIS 204

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  •  6248 AMST 1115   DIS 205

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  •  6249 AMST 1115   DIS 206

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  •  6251 AMST 1115   DIS 208

    • F Clark Hall 294D
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6354 AMST 1115   DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6450 AMST 1115   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 1139

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Gal Pals: Lesbian and Sapphic Media Fandoms

  • 19549 AMST 1139   SEM 101

    • MWF Uris Hall G88
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Serafini, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

AMST 1290

Introduces students to the sociological analysis of American society through the lens of film. Major themes involve race, class, and gender; upward and downward mobility; incorporation and exclusion; small ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 1290

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17601 AMST 1290   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 202
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Strang, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  6050 AMST 1500   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17229 AMST 1585   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17230 AMST 1585   DIS 201

    • F McGraw Hall 366
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17231 AMST 1585   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17232 AMST 1585   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17233 AMST 1585   DIS 204

    • F White Hall 110
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17234 AMST 1585   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17235 AMST 1585   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17236 AMST 1585   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17237 AMST 1585   DIS 208

    • F Uris Hall 262
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17512 AMST 1585   DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17513 AMST 1585   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AIIS 1100ANTHR 1700

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5360 AMST 1600   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5361 AMST 1600   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5362 AMST 1600   DIS 202

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  •  6514 AMST 1600   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8151 AMST 1600   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 1800

This course examines immigration to the United States since the early national period. The course will consider the root causes of migration; its role in settler colonialism, nation-building, and empire; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 1800LSP 1800

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17191 AMST 1800   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17192 AMST 1800   DIS 201

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17193 AMST 1800   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17194 AMST 1800   DIS 203

    • F
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17195 AMST 1800   DIS 204

    • F
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 1850

On August 9-10, 1969, ex-convict, aspiring rock star, and charismatic leader Charles Manson ordered his so-called Family to brutally murder a few of LA's rich, white, "beautiful people" and leave clues ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 1850

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17422 AMST 1850   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17424 AMST 1850   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17425 AMST 1850   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17426 AMST 1850   DIS 203

    • F Sibley Hall 208
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17427 AMST 1850   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17429 AMST 1850   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2012

As a country, we are what we remember. But who decides what facts and stories about the past are important enough to memorialize? What does that decision tell us about power and truth? This class will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 2011

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17122 AMST 2012   SEM 101

    • F White Hall 110
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Margulies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2070

"Social Problems in the U.S." teaches students how to think like a social scientist when encountering claims about major contemporary issues. Through readings and assignments, students develop an analytical ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 2250SOC 2070

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7222 AMST 2070   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2106

This course is an introduction to Latina/o Studies, an interdisciplinary field of knowledge production that focuses on historical, sociopolitical, cultural, and economic experiences of Latinx peoples in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LSP 2100

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16730 AMST 2106   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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  •  6398 AMST 2225   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6423 AMST 2225   DIS 201

    • F Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6424 AMST 2225   DIS 202

    • F Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6425 AMST 2225   DIS 203

    • F Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6426 AMST 2225   DIS 204

    • F Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6427 AMST 2225   DIS 205

    • F Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6428 AMST 2225   DIS 206

    • F Malott Hall 224
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6429 AMST 2225   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6430 AMST 2225   DIS 208

    • F Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6554 AMST 2225   DIS 209

    • F Malott Hall 205
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6555 AMST 2225   DIS 210

    • F Uris Hall G20
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2251

Americans are conflicted about immigration. We honor and celebrate (and commercialize) our immigrant heritage in museums, folklife festivals, parades, pageants, and historical monuments. We also build ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2251LSP 2251

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17352 AMST 2251   SEM 101

    • TR White Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Garcia, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2401

From radical manifestos written by revolutionaries and satirical plays of union organizers to experimental novels, poetry, art, and music, this course examines Latinx literatures published in the United ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2400ENGL 2400LSP 2400

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17019 AMST 2401   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17176 AMST 2600   SEM 101

    • MW Caldwell Hall 250
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hu Pegues, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17504 AMST 2640   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2650

This course will introduce students to African American literary traditions in the space that would become North America. From early freedom narratives and poetry to Hip-Hop and film, we will trace a range ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2650ENGL 2650SHUM 2650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7343 AMST 2650   SEM 101

    • TR Africana Ctr B01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Spires, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2669

This course offers a survey of American political thought from the colonial period to the present. We will read Puritan sermons, revolutionary pamphlets, philosophical treatises, presidential orations, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 2665

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16701 AMST 2669   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16910 AMST 2669   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16913 AMST 2669   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2690

This course introduces students to major American poets from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It is designed for anyone wanting to deepen their knowledge of and appreciation for poetry while ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2690

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18438 AMST 2690   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall G88
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hutchinson, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2810

This introductory course introduces students to issues and debates related to international migration and will provide an interdisciplinary foundation to understanding the factors that shape migration ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  8372 AMST 2810   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 217
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gleeson, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 2955

"Why no socialism in America?" Scholars and activists have long pondered the relative dearth (compared to other industrialized societies) of sustained, popular, anticapitalist activity in the United States. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2955HIST 2955

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17545 AMST 2955   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3092

How is public policy really formed in the United States today? Who are the key actors and decision makers who shape the laws and regulations that impact us at the local, state and federal levels of government? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19263 AMST 3092   LEC 080

    • R Washington, DC
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Christie, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC.

AMST 3121

This is a class about the American criminal justice system—from policing to prisons, from arrest to reentry. In many ways, the operation of the modern criminal justice system is taken for granted, which ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 3121

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7476 AMST 3121   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7477 AMST 3121   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7479 AMST 3121   DIS 203

    • W Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7481 AMST 3121   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7482 AMST 3121   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7483 AMST 3121   DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7484 AMST 3121   DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3214

This class explores dance across multiple stages—TikTok videos, concert halls, streets—to assess how people create, sustain, and challenge markers of difference (race, gender, sexuality, ability, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3214

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16646 AMST 3214   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  8154 AMST 3281   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3312

If you have ever wondered what the Vietnam War was all about, how did it begin, how was it fought, why was it so controversial, why did the American people turn against it, why was it important, why were ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3312HIST 3312

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7302 AMST 3312   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 202
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Taylor, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 3330NTRES 3330NTRES 6330

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16650 AMST 3330   LEC 001

    • TR Fernow Hall G24
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3358

The Korean War (1950-1953) followed the Chinese Civil War (1945-1949) when the People's Republic of China promoted communist revolutions in Korea and Vietnam that were resisted by the United States. Often ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3358HIST 3358

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17693 AMST 3358   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 202
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Taylor, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3360

Explores major American playwrights from 1900 to 1960, introducing students to American theatre as a significant part of modern American cultural history. We will consider the ways in which theatre has ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3360PMA 3757

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7917 AMST 3360   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3430

A survey of the turning point of US. history: The Civil War (1861-1865) and its aftermath, Reconstruction (1865-1877). We will look at the causes, the coming, and the conduct, of the war, and the way in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 3430

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17484 AMST 3430   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17485 AMST 3430   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17486 AMST 3430   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17487 AMST 3430   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17488 AMST 3430   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3434

This seminar offers students the unique opportunity to explore the abolition movement of upstate New York and to visit and research some of the Underground Railroad routes in Ithaca and the Central New ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3434ASRC 6464SHUM 3434

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7531 AMST 3434   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3562

The Western nation-state has failed to solve the two most pressing, indeed catastrophic, global problems: poverty and climate change. This failure is due to the inability of national policy to imagine ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 3560ENGL 3560

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17876 AMST 3562   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3617

This course is open to experienced rappers, beatmakers, and vocalists interested forging collaborative relationships with other students. Taking as a foundation hip-hop's relationship to social justice, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3616

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7305 AMST 3617   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 3745

In A Theory of Parody, Linda Hutcheon defines parody broadly as "repetition with critical difference, which marks difference rather than similarity." Taking a cue from Hutcheon, we will consider parody ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 3740LGBT 3740PMA 3740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16690 AMST 3745   SEM 101

    • MW
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Class will meet in room 220 of the Schwartz Center.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CRP 3854GOVT 3494

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Social Justice& Urban Issues:Case of Washington,DC

  •  7362 AMST 3854   LEC 081

    • W Washington, DC
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ajinkya, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington Program.

AMST 3885

Across twentieth-century history, race and war have been dynamic forces in shaping economic organization and everyday livelihoods. This course will approach labor and working-class history, through a focus ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 3885HIST 3884ILRLR 3885

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17947 AMST 3885   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 219
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Nagaraja, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4553 AMST 3980   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7273 AMST 3980   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4554 AMST 3990   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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  • 16764 AMST 4040   SEM 101

    • W Uris Library 311
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Balance, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4203

This advanced seminar traces transformations in citizenship and the franchise throughout U.S. history. Through readings, frequent short writings, discussion, and a final paper, the class examines the struggles ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4203

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17471 AMST 4203   SEM 101

    • M McGraw Hall 366
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kohler-Hausmann, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4220

This course looks at the philosopher John Locke as a philosopher of dispossession. There is a uniquely Lockean mode of missionization, conception of mind and re-formulations of the 'soul' applied to dispossess ... view course details

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  • 17473 AMST 4220   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4252

This seminar offers a hands-on approach to US immigration history from the colonial era to the present. In addition to learning the contours of the surprising history of immigration to the United States ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4252SOC 4240

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17616 AMST 4252   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC.

AMST 4533

American Jews have frequently been touted as a "model minority." This course will take a more critical look at the historical interactions between Jewish immigration, United States industrialization, and ... view course details

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  • 16822 AMST 4533   SEM 101

    • R White Hall 110
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sampson, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4556

Exploring a genealogy of Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Black, Indigenous, and Chicana/o/x theorizations of modernity and identity, the course asks, what is the decolonial? Is it a space between the colonial and ... view course details

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  • 17361 AMST 4556   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4627

If you haven't read contemporary U.S. American Indian fiction, then it might be fair to ask how much you know about the United States, its origins and its current condition. Since the 1960s, American Indians ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 4625ENGL 4625

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17880 AMST 4627   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4674

The dispossession of Indigenous nations by Europeans represents the foundation of the past five centuries of North American history. Yet the truth of that history remains cloaked behind various Western ... view course details

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  • 17617 AMST 4674   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 4681

This class explores the increasing presence of all the arts in prisons throughout the country and examines the increasing scholarship surrounding arts programs and their efficacy for incarcerated persons. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4681

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19001 AMST 4681   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4041 AMST 4993   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •  4548 AMST 4998   LEC 080

    • F Washington, DC
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

AMST 6122

This course examines racial and ethnic politics in the United States, highlighting its fundamental and constitutive role in shaping American politics more broadly. We will explore the political origins ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6022GOVT 6022

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19980 AMST 6122   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall G22
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 6220

This course looks at the philosopher John Locke as a philosopher of dispossession. There is a uniquely Lockean mode of missionization, conception of mind and re-formulations of the 'soul' applied to dispossess ... view course details

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  • 19007 AMST 6220   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 6322

This graduate seminar will explore major currents in historical writing about African-American life and culture in the twentieth century. Focusing on social, intellectual, and labor history, we will identify ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6322HIST 6322

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17558 AMST 6322   SEM 101

    • W McGraw Hall 366
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Rickford, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 6585

This course is a graduate seminar that examines a selection of important texts that have helped shape and contest the political idea—and the political ideals—of America, placing particular emphasis on ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6585

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16786 AMST 6585   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 6611LSP 6611PMA 6611

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7878 AMST 6612   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

AMST 6674

The dispossession of Indigenous nations by Europeans represents the foundation of the past five centuries of North American history. Yet the truth of that history remains cloaked behind various Western ... view course details

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  • 17553 AMST 6674   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person