Congratulations Carper Prize Winners!

Congratulations to the 2013-14 winners of The Elsie M. Carper Prize for Outstanding Senior Research Essays, Rachel Holbreich and Taryn Ferguson!

Read about their outstanding essays here

AMST Abroad!

American Studies major Hailey Murphy spent the spring semester studying abroad in Prague and was kind enough to share her experiences with us here.

About Us

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. 

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Thowback Thursday! Newsletters from the past...

If you're looking for a blast from the past, why not peruse this American Studies newsletter from 1998?

How Sex Shaped American Literature

PhD student Scott Larson designed and taught the spring course Sexuality in Early American Literary Culture. He discusses his experiences here.