Featured Fall 2015 Courses!
The Department of American Studies at The George Washington University is one of the nation's most rigorous and intellectually innovative departments devoted to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and society. Internationally recognized for its research, our faculty is also committed to fostering a dynamic learning environment where undergraduate and graduate students work together with faculty to better understand the culture, politics and history of the United States and its role in the world.
Erin Sexton, Amanda Chadbourne, and Ed Levin all received their MAs on Friday the 15th. Congratulations to you, and to the other MA grads who weren't able to make the ceremony. We are proud of you all!
Megan Black becomes *Dr.* Megan Black while Prof. McAlister and Provost Lehrman look on in awe.
Toasting the students & parents.
Suleiman Osman awards special honors to Diana Clokey.
Suleiman Osman awards Special Honors in American Studies to Jacqueline Drayer.
Prof. Jen Nash with graduate Robert Rinaldi.
Collected Stories and Twice Told Tales 2015
“Collected Stories and Twice Told Tales” is the GWU’s Department of American Studies’ Annual Conference. This year’s conference themes were race, sex, performance, and play; and the keynote speaker was Robin Bernstein, Professor of African and African American Studies and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University.
Summer 2015 Course Offerings
Undergraduate Course Offerings
AMST 1070 D01 – The American Cinema
AMST/HIST/WSTU 3352W.D80 – Women in the United States to 1865
AMST 3950.D10- Disposable People
AMST 3950W.D80- Science, Politics & Society in Modern America
AMST/ANTH 3835.80- Historical Archaeology Field Program
Graduate Course Offerings
AMST 6190.10 – Post 9/11 Popular Culture
AMST/ANTH 6835.80- Historical Archaeology Field Program