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RSS ReaderSelfhood and Society in the 21st Century: A Report from the 2014 Dartmouth “Futures of American Studies Institute” Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:20:0 Posted by Louisa Foroughi Individuality and community are themes that lie at the heart
of the field of American Studies. The 2014 Dartmouth Futures of ...more »
American Studies Director Micki McGee Wins ASA Claude Award for Neurodiversity Article Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:48:0 Posted by AmerStudies Fordham American Studies
Director Micki McGee
The American Sociological Association's Claude Award was presented to Professor Micki McGee this weekend at the ASA's Annual ...more »
Christina Greer's Black Ethnics Wins 2014 W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Book Award Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:14:0 Posted by Micki McGee American Studies and Political Science Professor Christina Greer's Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford, ...more »
American studies is the interdisciplinary study of the United States. Majors and minors analyze American history and experience through a variety of different disciplines in order to gain insight into the multiplicity of cultures, ideas and institutions that make up the nation. They draw on departments and programs, such as African and African American studies, American Catholic studies, art history and music, English, history, Latin American and Latino studies, philosophy, political science, urban studies, and sociology. Those majoring or minoring in American studies have in common, however, the desire to link these perspectives into a complex view of the nation and its culture.
American studies is a small program and admission is competitive basedon grades and a faculty reference. Students seeking to enter the program meet with the director to obtain an application and entrance information.