AM ST 100W: Introduction to American Studies

Prof. Gary Collison

Writing Intensive


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: Two short papers, one (7-10) page paper, and exams




date created: May 3, 2000