USA300H1: Theories and Methods in American Studies (formerly USA300Y1)

Hours: 
24L

This course, required for majors and minors but open to all who have met the pre-requisites, explores a range of approaches to the field of American Studies. Students will be introduced to some of the many 'theories and methods' that have animated the field of American Studies, including historical methods; formal analysis of visual and literary texts; and key concepts, such as commodity chain analysis; 'race', 'commodity', 'gender', 'diaspora', and 'affect'.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)