AM ST 100: Introduction to American Studies

Prof. Gary Collison

First Year Seminar

FALL 2000
T/TH 8-10

An interdisciplinary study of American culture. Topics include the evolution of local and reginoal cultures, the role of the frontier, varieties of English culture in America, Native Americans, German-American culture, slavery and African-American culture, women in America, social revolutions, the archaeological record, and the role and meaning of American music, ceramics, foodways, building styles, and gravemarkers.

Format: Lecture/discussion

Course Requirements: One short paper, and exams

date created: May 3, 2000