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AMST 220 - Introduction to American Studies

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102
What does it mean to be an American? This course aims at answering this question by exploring cultural pluralism in American political, social and economic life while focusing on systems of power and inequality. This interdisciplinary course uses historical information, personal memoirs, works of fiction, academic essays, television shows, films, popular music, advertisements and internet sources to promote discussion about race, ethnicity, gender, class, religion and sexuality in both past and present contexts. Offered fall and spring semesters. (Formerly INTD 220) (CHUM; CMCL; CWRT)