The Department of American Studies

Congratulations to Dr. Eric Weisbard
Winner of the Woody Guthrie Book Prize!
American Studies majors in the community
AMS 367 The American Game focuses on how baseball shaped American culture.

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.

Learn more about our courses, programs, and internships from this website or by contacting us directly: (205) 348-5940.