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AMER 195 Introduction to American Studies I

This course provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and literature. Through consideration of exemplary moments and problems in the history of the United States, students will consider how different disciplines (history, cultural studies, textual criticism, political science, or sociology) provide interpretive strategies for American studies. In addition, students will be asked to consider how these disciplinary approaches might be combined or integrated into an interdisciplinary method. Throughout the course, a foundation of knowledge in American geography, political systems, demography, institutions, economics, and social structure will be established so as to create the possibility of further study. Tutorial support will be provided. Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 5.

Autumn Semester (Kara McCormack)

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