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Fall 2010
Apr 23,2014
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AMER 410 - THE AMERICAN STUDIES SEMINAR
The American Studies Seminar serves as a ¿capstone course¿ for students completing the American studies major. The topics and descriptions for this course change according to the instructor. In each course students will focus on a specific topic, read and discuss important secondary studies on that topic, and engage in their own interdisciplinary study using a variety of primary sources. The course culminates in a substantial research project that gives students a change to synthesize and advance work as American studies scholars. SPRING 2010 AMER 410 AMERICAN HISTORY, AMERICAN VISUAL CULTURE. This course examines American history from the perspective of visual culture. Arranged chronologically, the course considers the many ways in which social and political issues in America have been framed and debated in visual terms. The course will range across a variety of visual sources¿including paintings, prints, photographs, and film¿and will culminate in a substantial research project. The selected readings will engage students with central issues in the field of visual culture studies, and with important recent works in American visual culture.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

American Studies Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior

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