American Studies (AMST)Arts and Sciences

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AMST 1101

This course is an introduction to interdisciplinary considerations of American culture. Specific topics may change from year to year and may include questions of national consensus versus native, immigrant ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8891AMST 1101  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Rooks, N

  • 17912AMST 1101  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17913AMST 1101  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  • 17914AMST 1101  DIS 203

    • W
    • Staff

  • 17915AMST 1101  DIS 204

    • M
    • Staff

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

  • 16970AMST 1104  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Alvarado, S

  • 17888AMST 1104  DIS 201

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 17889AMST 1104  DIS 202

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

AMST 1141

Why did disco music emerge in gay, black communities? How did lesbians use punk music for political expression? From Dolly Parton to Prince, from Bikini Kill to Big Freedia, we will explore how individuals ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17391AMST 1141  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Tyson, L

  • Due to the overlap in material, you will not receive credit for this class if you have previously taken FGSS 1114 or Music 1701 taught by Lee Tyson.

AMST 1312

This course examines the development and cultural significance of rock music from its origins in blues, gospel, and Tin Pan Alley up to alternative rock and hip hop. The course concludes with the year ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MUSIC 1312

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8864AMST 1312  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Peraino, J

  •  8865AMST 1312  DIS 201

    • W
    • Peraino, J

  •  8866AMST 1312  DIS 202

    • W
    • Peraino, J

  •  8867AMST 1312  DIS 203

    • W
    • Peraino, J

  •  8868AMST 1312  DIS 204

    • R
    • Peraino, J

  •  8869AMST 1312  DIS 205

    • R
    • Peraino, J

  •  8870AMST 1312  DIS 206

    • R
    • Peraino, J

  • 17153AMST 1312  DIS 207

    • F
    • Peraino, J

  • 17155AMST 1312  DIS 208

    • F
    • Peraino, J

AMST 1350

This course will prepare students in the humanities to analyze, interpret, and visualize cultural data with computational methods. After a basic introduction to the programming language Python, we will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 1350INFO 1350

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18107AMST 1350  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Walsh, M

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

  •  9216AMST 1500  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Boyce Davies, C

AMST 1540

This course studies the history of American capitalism. It helps you to answer these questions: What is capitalism? Is the U.S. more capitalist than other countries? How has capitalism shaped the history ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 1540ILRLR 1845

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9092AMST 1540  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Baptist, E

      Glickman, L

  •  9093AMST 1540  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  •  9094AMST 1540  DIS 202

    • R
    • Staff

  •  9095AMST 1540  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9096AMST 1540  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9097AMST 1540  DIS 205

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9098AMST 1540  DIS 206

    • R
    • Staff

  •  9099AMST 1540  DIS 207

    • R
    • Staff

  •  9100AMST 1540  DIS 208

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9101AMST 1540  DIS 209

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9540AMST 1540  DIS 210

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9541AMST 1540  DIS 211

AMST 1601

This course attends to the contemporary issues, contexts and experiences of Indigenous peoples. Students will develop a substantive understanding of colonialism and engage in the parallels and differences ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AIIS 1110

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5193AMST 1601  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Kassam, K

  •  5194AMST 1601  DIS 201

    • T
    • Staff

  •  5195AMST 1601  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  •  7944AMST 1601  DIS 203

    • M
    • Staff

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 1850

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17148AMST 1850  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Verhoeven, C

AMST 2000

This course introduces the field of Visual Studies.  Visual Studies seeks to define and improve our visual relationship to nature and culture after the modern surge in technology and knowledge.  It contains ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARTH 2000COML 2000VISST 2000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6990AMST 2000  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Moisey, A

  •  8512AMST 2000  DIS 201

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  •  8513AMST 2000  DIS 202

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  •  8514AMST 2000  DIS 203

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  •  8515AMST 2000  DIS 204

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  •  8516AMST 2000  DIS 205

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  •  8517AMST 2000  DIS 206

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  • 18446AMST 2000  DIS 207

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  • 18447AMST 2000  DIS 208

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  • 18486AMST 2000  DIS 209

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  • 18487AMST 2000  DIS 210

    • F
    • Moisey, A

AMST 2001

Educational historian Frederick Rudolph called Cornell University "the first American university," referring to its unique role as a coeducational, nonsectarian, land-grant institution with a broad curriculum ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2999HIST 2005

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  8652AMST 2001  LEC 001

    • M
    • Earle, C

      Samuels, S

  • For questions about enrollment, please email Corey Earle, cre8@cornell.edu

AMST 2016

This course is a seminar focused on a service-learning approach to understanding the history of neoliberal transformations of the global economy through the lens of an island (Jamaica) and a community ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one field studies. Combined with: ASRC 2006HIST 2006

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16860AMST 2016  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Baptist, E

  • 17871AMST 2016  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Mar 29 - Apr 3, 2020
    • Staff

  • Trip to Jamaica will take place over spring break. Depart Ithaca and arrive in Jamaica on March 28, 2020. Department Jamaica and return to Ithaca on April 4, 2020.

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 2220

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8041AMST 2220  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Glickman, L

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

  • 16868AMST 2251  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Garcia, M

  • Sophomores may sign up first, all others contact professor for permission.

AMST 2335

In this course we will examine LGBTQ+ history in the United States with a focus on its recovery and public representation—what are the stakes of researching, preserving, and commemorating the LGBTQ+ past? ... view course details

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  • 18538AMST 2335  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Vider, S

AMST 2391

This course engages the rich cartographic record of colonial North America via an in-depth analysis of two dozen iconic maps.  Integrating visual and textual analysis, students will assess human representations ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2391

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8950AMST 2391  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Parmenter, J

AMST 2581

This lecture course serves as an introduction to the historical study of humanity's interrelationship with the natural world. Environmental history is a quickly evolving field, taking on increasing importance ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BSOC 2581HIST 2581

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16897AMST 2581  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sachs, A

  • 16898AMST 2581  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  • 16899AMST 2581  DIS 202

    • R
    • Staff

  • 16900AMST 2581  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16901AMST 2581  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

AMST 2620

This course will introduce both a variety of writings by Asian North American authors and some critical issues concerning the production and reception of Asian American texts. Working primarily with novels, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 2620ENGL 2620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8488AMST 2620  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wong, S

AMST 2645

This course surveys modern U.S. history, from Reconstruction to the contemporary period. It will examine how race has been the terrain on which competing ideas of the American nation have been contested. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AAS 2641ASRC 2631HIST 2641

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8920AMST 2645  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Chang, D

  •  8921AMST 2645  DIS 201

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8922AMST 2645  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8923AMST 2645  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8924AMST 2645  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

AMST 2650

This course will introduce students to the African American literary tradition. Through aesthetic and contextual approaches, we will consider how African American life and culture has defined and constituted ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16583AMST 2650  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Spires, D

AMST 2655

Exploration and analysis of the Hispanic experience in the United States. Examines the sociohistorical background and economic, psychological, and political factors that converge to shape a Latino group ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DSOC 2650LSP 2010SOC 2650

  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6713AMST 2655  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Velez, H

AMST 2660

One thing many Americans think they know is their Indians: Pocahontas, the First Thanksgiving, fighting cowboys, reservation poverty, and casino riches. Under our very noses, however, Native American history ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AIIS 2660HIST 2660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8481AMST 2660  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Parmenter, J

  •  8987AMST 2660  DIS 201

    • F
    • Parmenter, J

  •  8988AMST 2660  DIS 202

    • F
    • Parmenter, J

AMST 2710

This course is a blending of the Sociology of Education and Public Policy. Front and center in this course is the question of why consistent differential educational and economic outcomes exists in American ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17575AMST 2710  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sipple, J

  • 17576AMST 2710  DIS 201

    • M
    • Sipple, J

  • 17577AMST 2710  DIS 202

    • T
    • Sipple, J

  • 17578AMST 2710  DIS 203

    • R
    • Sipple, J

  • 17579AMST 2710  DIS 204

    • F
    • Sipple, J

  • 17580AMST 2710  DIS 205

    • F
    • Sipple, J

AMST 2722

This course examines the history of mental illness—its conception and treatment—in the United States, from the early 1800s to the present, focusing on four major questions: (1) How have understandings ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BSOC 2721HIST 2721STS 2721

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17956AMST 2722  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Vider, S

  • 18152AMST 2722  DIS 201

    • W
    • Staff

  • 18153AMST 2722  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  • 18154AMST 2722  DIS 203

    • W
    • Staff

  • 18155AMST 2722  DIS 204

    • W
    • Staff

AMST 2760

From the beginning of the twentieth century to the present moment, movies -- and in particular Hollywood -- have profoundly influenced the ways in which people see, think and talk about the world. Focusing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ENGL 2761PMA 2560VISST 2300

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17740AMST 2760  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Haenni, S

  • There will be required screenings after class on Monday some weeks. TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST, EMAIL mm894@cornell.edu.

  • 17741AMST 2760  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17768AMST 2760  DIS 202

    • R
    • Staff

  • 17769AMST 2760  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  • 17770AMST 2760  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

AMST 2841

This course explores what has been termed "the modern plague."  It investigates the social history, cultural politics, biological processes, and global impacts of the retrovirus, HIV, and the disease syndrome, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  9552AMST 2841  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Roebuck, C

AMST 3065

Immigration discourse and policy has played a central role in shaping the modern American nation-state, including its composition, values, and institutions. This course begins in the late nineteenth century, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRLR 3065LATA 3065LSP 3065

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17470AMST 3065  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Martinez-Matsuda, V

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

  •  9571AMST 3071  LEC 001

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

AMST 3072

Since its ratification the U.S. Federal Constitution has been a fixed element of the American experience.  And yet the meaning Americans attribute to the document—from its structural and rights provisions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3072LAW 3920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18456AMST 3072  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Rana, A

AMST 3112

The course will be a lecture course on Congress, introducing them to the political science literature on the topic and the major research questions and approaches. We will examine the development of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GOVT 3112

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16754AMST 3112  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bateman, D

  • 16755AMST 3112  DIS 201

    • M
    • Staff

  • 16756AMST 3112  DIS 202

    • M
    • Staff

  • 16757AMST 3112  DIS 203

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16758AMST 3112  DIS 204

    • W
    • Staff

AMST 3131

A general-education course to acquaint students with how our legal system pursues the goals of society. The course introduces students to various perspectives on the nature of law, what functions it ought ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3131LAW 4131

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18024AMST 3131  LEC 001

AMST 3142

This class is intended to provoke some hard thinking about the relationship of committed "outsiders" and advocates of change to the experience of crime, punishment, and incarceration and to the men we ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: EDUC 3143GOVT 3142

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8105AMST 3142  SEM 101

    • R
    • Margulies, J

AMST 3185

This course explores the history, sociology, and ethics of risk. In particular, we will focus on the complex and often ambiguous relationship between science, technology, and risk. A historical perspective ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BSOC 3181HIST 3181STS 3181

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17844AMST 3185  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Slayton, R

AMST 3590

This course provides a critical historical interrogation of what Black Marxism author Cedric Robinson called "the Black Radical Tradition." It will introduce students to some of the major currents in the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3590HIST 3590

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16994AMST 3590  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Rickford, R

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 3740LGBT 3740PMA 3740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

AMST 3785

This course examines the political theory of civil disobedience. Do citizens have obligations to obey unjust laws? What makes disobedience civil rather than criminal? How do acts of protest influence public ... 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

  • 17270AMST 3785  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Livingston, A

  • 17271AMST 3785  DIS 201

    • W
    • Staff

  • 17272AMST 3785  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

AMST 3820

As globalization draws the Americas ever closer together, reshaping our sense of a common and uncommon American culture, what claims might be made for a distinctive, diverse poetry and poetics of the America? ... view course details

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  •  8376AMST 3820  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Monroe, J

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

  •  5298AMST 3980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

  •  5299AMST 3990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

AMST 4039

This course focuses on the American South in the nineteenth century as it made the transition from Reconstruction to new forms of social organization and patterns of race relations. Reconstruction will ... view course details

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  • 17195AMST 4039  SEM 101

    • R
    • Washington, M

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 4123ENGL 4923FGSS 4123

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17324AMST 4123  SEM 101

    • M
    • Goffe, T

AMST 4194

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2983PMA 2683

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8097AMST 4194  LEC 001

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

AMST 4272

This seminar uses archaeology to examine engagements between settlers and indigenous peoples throughout world history. Archaeology provides a perspective on settler-indigenous encounters that both supplements ... view course details

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  • 17939AMST 4272  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Staff

AMST 4280

Human bodies are inescapably enmeshed in our environments: human health and environmental health are inseparable. But human bodies are not equally impacted by environmental degradation and toxicity. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4280

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17548AMST 4280  SEM 101

    • T
    • LeBlanc, H

AMST 4470

Long before the advent of digital platforms such as Facebook, Google, Instagram and Twitter, artists began questioning the growing production and commodification of "data bodies." Groups such as Critical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LSP 4470STS 4470

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17544AMST 4470  SEM 101

    • R
    • Chaar Lopez, I

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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  •  9043AMST 4533  SEM 101

    • T
    • Sampson, E

AMST 4550

What is a university, what does it do, and how does it do it? Moving out from these more general questions, this seminar will focus on a more specific set of questions concerning the place of race within ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 4550ENGL 4961HIST 4551

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9494AMST 4550  SEM 101

    • M
    • Chang, D

      Wong, S

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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  • 17355AMST 4556  SEM 101

    • R
    • Diaz, E

AMST 4619

This course examines the way audiotape both corrupted and enabled the aesthetic and political culture of the 1970s. The possibilities of editing (via the cut, the loop, the overdub, the mixtape) on one ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 4619MUSIC 4454

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16611AMST 4619  SEM 101

    • M
    • Braddock, J

AMST 4646

This seminar explores the sociocultural dimensions of various flows of energy as these have shaped contemporary Indigenous experience. From nuclear power to fossil fuels, and from ethnobotanicals to gaming ... view course details

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  • 16949AMST 4646  SEM 101

    • R
    • Powell, D

AMST 4647

This course explores the epochal transition from organic to mineral energy sources during the nineteenth century. The idea of an "energy transition" seems to pinpoint the underlying material transformation ... view course details

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  • 16976AMST 4647  SEM 101

    • R
    • Ron, A

AMST 4705

This course explores nightlife as a temporality that fosters countercultural performances of the self and that serves as a site for the emergence of alternative kinship networks.  Focusing on queer communities ... view course details

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  • 16632AMST 4705  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Jaime, K

AMST 4994

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 Graded

  •  5301AMST 4994  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

AMST 5710

Examines the goals, roles, inputs, and outcomes of schooling in American society, and the policy environment in which schools operate. Analyzes controversies and tensions (e.g., equity, market forces, ... view course details

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  • 17617AMST 5710  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sipple, J

  • 17618AMST 5710  DIS 201

    • M
    • Sipple, J

  • 17619AMST 5710  DIS 202

    • T
    • Sipple, J

  • 17620AMST 5710  DIS 203

    • R
    • Sipple, J

  • 17621AMST 5710  DIS 204

    • F
    • Sipple, J

  • 17622AMST 5710  DIS 205

    • F
    • Sipple, J

AMST 6020

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6020

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18028AMST 6020  SEM 101

AMST 6272

This seminar uses archaeology to examine engagements between settlers and indigenous peoples throughout world history. Archaeology provides a perspective on settler-indigenous encounters that both supplements ... view course details

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  • 17946AMST 6272  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Staff

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6322HIST 6322

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17211AMST 6322  SEM 101

AMST 6335

In this course we will examine LGBTQ+ history in the United States with a focus on its recovery and public representation—what are the stakes of researching, preserving, and commemorating the LGBTQ+ past? ... view course details

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  • 18539AMST 6335  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Vider, S

AMST 6585

This seminar will provide an advanced survey of the history of American political thought, with emphasis placed on four significant periods: Puritan New England, the Revolution and Founding, Abolition ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6585

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16883AMST 6585  SEM 101

    • W
    • Frank, J

      Livingston, A