The Department of American Studies

American Studies majors in the community
AMS 367 The American Game focuses on how baseball shaped American culture.
ten Hoor Hall, home of American Studies

American studies examines the national culture of the United States, taking an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses literature, history, gender, race, popular culture, environmental studies, and regionalism. In American studies classes, you’ll explore topics that excite and interest you: pop culture, high culture, sports, television, music, politics.

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