This is an overview of the american studies major and minor fifty years of american history the american studies curriculum is concentrated in three departmental component areas and one elective component area american studies majors must prepare a senior thesis. Members of the class of 2015 and their senior thesis topics, alphabetically by department departments africana studies american studies honors presentations allison goodman rusophycus in the herkimer formation building materials on the hamilton college campus michael weinzierl. Eligibility the department of african american studies (aas) offers senior thesis research grants to princeton students who plan to research the historic achie(. Senior thesis a senior thesis is a year-long research project developed with a faculty advisor that attempts to make a contribution to the field of american studies. Undergraduate certificate senior thesis titles senior thesis prizes graduate certificate courses undergraduate certificate in latin american studies 2017 program in latin american studies certificate students, and faculty.
2014 senior thesis awards american studies theresa iker, gals getting 'reno-vated': individual transformation and national change during the rise and fall of the reno divorce ranches. Certificate in women's and gender studies only certificates marked with an () african studies capstone course or senior thesis seminar the certificate in american studies is a multi-disciplinary program offered at the georgetown university school of foreign service in qatar. Courses course offerings for amst-a 450 senior seminar in american studies (3 cr) [intensive writing] p: a350 and a351, or permission of instructor the capstone course in the major amst-a 452 honors thesis in american studies (3 cr) p: a451. Senior honors thesis (geography 85) or senior thesis (geography 87) typically, the committee awards honors contingent on satisfactory revision of the thesis african and african american studies anthropology art history. 2 course focus: research the american studies senior thesis is a major research project based on primary, or first-hand, research, and focused on an original concept or thesis.
Cover sheet for senior thesis proposals faculty and staff past honors theses resources faculty and staff name/title phone building/mailbox arellano, lisa associate professor of american studies and women's, gender, and sexuality studies 207-859-4583 box 4583 berard, sherry a. American studies at harvard offers a unique opportunity to explore at harvard offers a unique opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of the university's offerings in all topics american when applying, you must include a writing sample, such as a term paper, senior thesis. Wesleyan home american studies honors honors in american studies candidates for honors in american studies must complete and receive honors on a senior thesis. American studies students are required to complete a capstone thesis project over the course of their senior year at georgetown the thesis is one of the most rigorous and interesting parts of the american studies curriculum and allows students to synthesize their experience with the program and. Submit the american studies honors thesis application to the director of undergraduate studies by april 15 for the deadlines for the thesis and oral defense, please consult the document titled undergraduate honors program senior thesis.
American studies news and events - current students faculty and american studies senior thesis symposium and annual holiday reception our american studies seminar director amy aronson and senior stephanie criscione the day long american studies senior symposium will take place. Taking an american studies and ethnicity course was one of the first times i felt comfortable on campus and i completed my senior honors thesis american studies & ethnicity american popular culture jewish american studies senior honor thesis 2014 2013. A native of rochester, ny, felicia is a doctoral student in american studies at brown university following her senior thesis in columbia university's department of sociology, which examined the romanticization of the old south by two ladies' heritage organizations between 1890 and 1920, she.
Overview of the american studies degree current what makes america so, well, american the american studies major at fordham is the and a faculty reference to get into our small, competitive department no lie: the party of the year is the senior thesis presentation. On friday, april 26, 2013 seniors from the 5-college american studies program presented summaries of their senior theses to an appreciative audience in a packed house in the library of the history department at pomona college. American studies promotes scholarship on cultures and politics of the united states senior honors thesis writers will meet a few times in the fall semester as a writing group at the end of the project, all candidates for honors present work to the entire american studies faculty. Eligibility any american studies major with a 35 average in the major at the end of the junior year is eligible to apply for permission to write an honors thesis. Major in american studies the major offers a broad grounding in the study of the united states by integrating a rich array of materials, themes, and approaches from many fields it encourages students to view the us from international, cross-cultural, and comparativist perspectives the.