Graduate Courses

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Spring  2017

  AMST 623 1 22118 Working Group on Globalization & Culture  Michael Denning M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 642 1 23691 Blackness in Latinx & Latin America  Dixa Ramirez T 3.30-5.20
  AMST 681 1 22123 The American Avant-Garde Marc Robinson Th 10.00-11.50
  AMST 692 1 22128 Religion & the Performance of Space  Sally Promey, Margaret Olin M 3.30-5.20
  AMST 694 1 22028 Colonial Postcolonial Drama &World Performance  Joseph Roach W 3.30-5.20
  AMST 708 1 22060 The History of Race  Greta LaFleur W 1.30-3.20
  AMST 710 1 22052 Autobiography in America  Robert Stepto M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 715 1 23313 Readings 19th C America  David Blight W 1.30-3.20
  AMST 719 1 22132 Interrogating Crisis of Islam  Zareena Grewal M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 729 1 22134 Visual Kinship, Families, and Photography   Laura Wexler T 10.30-12.30
  AMST 736 1 22136 An Introduction to American Material Culture  Edward Cooke W 10.30-12.20
  AMST 772 1 23242 Writing Performances Histories  Tavia Nyong’o 3 HTBA
  AMST 775 1 -22138 Performing American Literature  Wai Chee Dimock W 1.30-3.20
  AMST 780 1 -22140 Class& Capitalism 20th C U.S.  Jennifer Klein W 3.30-5.20
  AMST 833 1 -22142 Documentary Film Workshop  Charles Musser T 7.00-9.30p
            W 12.30-3.20
  AMST 834 1 -22144 Documentary & the Environment  Charles Musser TTh 11.35-12.50
            W 7.00-10.00p
  AMST 848 1 -22146 Inventing the Environment in the Anthropocene  Michael Warner Th 1.30-3.20
  AMST 900 1 -22148 Independent Research  Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 901 1 -22149 Directed Reading  Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 902 1 -22150 Prospectus Workshop  Joanne Meyerwits M 12.00-1.30
  AMST 904 1 -22151 Practicum in Public Humanities  Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 905 1 -22152 Master’s Project in Public Hum  Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 911 1 -22065 Working Group Latina/o Studies II  Stephen Pitti, Aliciaai Camacho F 9.25-11.15
  AMST 936 1 -23246 Working Group on Ethnography & Oral History II  Kathryn Dudley Th 1.30-3.20

 

Fall 2016

  AMST 600 01 (12167) American Scholars Hazel Carby W 9.25-11.15
  AMST 622 01 (12168) Working Group on Globalization & Culture Michael Denning M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 643 01 (12104) Theorizing Racial Formations Christopher Lebron M 9.25-11.15
  AMST 650 01 (12170)

Resistance, Rebellion, and Survival Strategies

Modern Latin America 

Gilbert Joseph F 1.30-3.20
  AMST 680 01 (13989) Ethnographic Encounters Kathryn Dudley T 1.30-3.20
  AMST 688 01 (12109) Historicizing Religion Kathryn Lofton M 9.25-11.15
  AMST 703 01 (12172) Feminist Postcolonial Theories Inderpal Grewal W 3.30-5.30
  AMST 706 01 (12124) Readings in African American Women’s History Crystal Feimster M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 735 01 (12106) AFAM Literature & Music in High Fidelity Daphne Brooks T 1.30-3.20
  AMST 741 01 (12176) Indians and Empires Ned Blackhawk M 7.00-8.50p
  AMST 744 01 (12178) Readings & Research Energy History Paul Sabin M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 749 01 (12181) Material Culture of the Colonial America Edward Cooke M 10.30-12.20
  AMST 768 01 (12183) Asian American History & Historiography Mary Lui Th 9.25-11.15
  AMST 771 01 (12131) Affect Theory Tavia Nyong’o M 1.30-3.20
  AMST 778 01 (12185) Global Cities Wai Chee Dimock W 1.30-3.20
  AMST 789 01 (12186) Social Theory of the City Laura Barraclough M 9.25-11.15
  AMST 797 01 (12134) Atlantic Abolitions Marcela Echeverri Munoz
Edward Rugemer
Th 9.25-11.15
  AMST 801 01 (12187) U.S. Intellectual Formations in the 20th Century Jean-Christophe Agnew T 1.30-3.20
  AMST 802 01 (12189) Readings in Early National America Joanne Freeman T 1.30-3.20
  AMST 803 01 (12191) Research in Early National America Joanne Freeman W 9.25-11.15
  AMST 804 01 (12137) Readings AFAM History Since 1865 Glenda Gilmore W 1.30-3.20
  AMST 805 01 (12193) Sensational Materialities Sally Promey M 3.30-5.20
  AMST 810 01 (12197) American Public Sculpture Laura Wexler M 3.30-5.20
  AMST 814 01 (12199) Historical Methods Film Study Charles Musser M 7.00-9.00p
T 3.30-6.20p
  AMST 832 01 (12201) Documentary Film Workshop Charles Musser T 7.00-9.30p
W 12.30-3.20
  AMST 866 01 (12203) Readings in the History of Sexuality Joanne Meyerowitz W 3.30-5.20
  AMST 878 01 (12206) Problems in the History of Medicine and Public Health John Warner W 1.30-3.20
  AMST 880 01 (12116) Imagined Futures Hazel Carby T 2.30-4.20
  AMST 900 01 (12209) Independent Research Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 901 01 (12211) Directed Reading Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 902 01 (12212) Prospectus Workshop Staff M 12.00-1.30
  AMST 903 01 (12213) Intro to Public Humanities Ryan Brasseaux Th 1.30-3.20
  AMST 904 01 (12215) Practicum in Public Humanities Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 905 01 (12216) Master’s Project in Public Hum Staff 3 HTBA
  AMST 910 01 (12121) Working Group Latina/o Studies I Stephen Pitti
Alicia Camacho
F 9.25-11.15
  AMST 935 01 (12219) Working Group on Ethnography & Oral History I Kathryn Dudley Th 1.30-3.20

 

 

Spring 2016

AMST 623 Working Group on Globalization and Culture Michael Denning M 2.30-4.20 WLH 210
AMST 633 Readings in Latina/o Studies  Albert Laguna W 3.30-5.20 HGS 117
AMST 651 Ralph Ellison in Context  Robert Stepto M 1.30-3.20 WALL81 201
AMST 654 American Artists and the African American Book Robert Stepto W 1.30-3.20 WALL81 201
AMST 658 The Politics of Representation: Visual and Literary Culture and the Black Female Body Hazel Carby F 1.30-3.20 YUAG 052
AMST 662 Prison Studies & Prison Lit  Caleb Smith T 1.30-3.20 LC 319
AMST 709 Research in Twentieth-Century U.S. Political and Social History Glenda Gilmore Th 9.25-11.15 WALL81 201
Beverly Gage
AMST 719 Interrogating Crisis of Islam  Zareena Grewal W 1.30-3.20 WLH 210
AMST 723 The Nonhuman in Literature and Culture since 1800 Wai Chee Dimock W 1.30-3.20 LC 319
AMST 731 Methods & Practices in U.S. Cultural History Matthew Jacobson T 1.30-3.20 WALL81 401
AMST 733 Black Literature & U.S. Liberalism  Jacqueline Goldsby W 9.25-11.15 WALL81 201
AMST 767 Research in U.S. Urban History  Mary Lui T 9.25-11.15 WLH 204
AMST 780 Class & Capitalism 20th-Century U.S.  Jennifer Klein Th 1.30-3.20 HGS 117
AMST 790 Writing History  John Demos T 3.30-5.20 HGS 117
AMST 806 Studies in Material Religion  Sally Promey M 3.30-5.20 LORIA 258
AMST 833 Documentary Film Workshop  Charles Musser T 7.00-9.00p
W 12.30-3.20 DMCA
AMST 839 Readings in Environmental History Paul Sabin M 1.30-3.20 WLH 011
AMST 868 History, Photography, Memory  Laura Wexler W 2.30-4.20 YUAG
AMST 900 Independent Research  Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 901 Directed Reading  Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 902 Prospectus Workshop  Staff M 12.00-1.30 HGS 105
AMST 904 Practicum in Public Humanities  Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 905 Master’s Project in Public Hum  Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 906 (En) Visualizing Knowledge  Inderpal Grewal M 1.30-3.20 WALL81 401
Laura Wexler
AMST 936 Working Group on Ethnography and Oral History II  Kathryn Dudley 3 HTBA

Fall 2015

AMST

622

American Scholars

Hazel Carby

W 9.25-11.15

AMST

622

Working Group On Globalization & Culture

Michael Denning

M 1.30-3.20

AMST

643

Theorizing Racial Formations

Jacqueline Goldsby

T 2.30-4.30

AMST

650

Resistance, Rebellion, and Survival Strategies in Modern Latin America

Gilbert Joseph

F 1.30-3.20

AMST

677

Drama, Performance & Mass Culture

Joseph Roach

W 9.25-11.15

AMST

685

Disability: Representation History, Ethics

James Berger

T 1.30-3.20

AMST

686

Intro to Documentary Studies

Matthew Jacobson

MW 2.30-3.45

AMST

705

Readings in Religion in American Society, 1600-2001

Kathryn Lofton
Harry Stout

T 3.30-5.20

AMST

710

American Literature to 1830

Michael Warner

Th 9.25-11.15

AMST

711

Intro to the Lit of Am History

Alejandra Dubcovsky-Joseph

M 9.25-11.15

AMST

716

Museums and Their Objects

Anne Underhill
Cyra Levenson

T 9.25-11.15

AMST

746

Research in Sociocultural Anthropology: Ethnographic Writing and Representation

Jafari Allen

3 HTBA

AMST

777

Research on the U.S. & the World

Jenifer Van Vleck

W 3.30-5.20

AMST

782

Social Movements in Comparative Perspective and Their Legacies

Becky Conekin

T 3.30-5.20

AMST

796

Approaches to the History of Capitalism & Culture

Jean-Christophe Agnew

W 3.30-5.20

AMST

803

Research in Early National America

Joanne Freeman

T 1.30-3.20

AMST

804

Readings AFAM History Since 1865

Glenda Gilmore

W 1.30-3.20

AMST

819

Visual Controversies

Sally Promey
Vasileios Marinis

M 3.30-5.20

AMST

832

Documentary Film Workshop

Charles Musser

T 7.00-9.00p
W 12.30-3.20

AMST

861

Built Environments & Politics of Place

Dolores Hayden

M 9.25-11.15

AMST

869

Photography History & Memory

Laura Wexler

3 HTBA

AMST

897

Networked Solitude

Amy Hungerford

M 1.30-3.20

AMST

900

Independent Research

Staff

3 HTBA

AMST

901

Directed Reading

Staff

3 HTBA

AMST

902

Prospectus Workshop

Staff

M 12.00-1.30

AMST 903

Introduction to Public Humanities

Ryan Brasseaux Th 1:30-3:20

AMST

904

Practicum in Public Humanities

Staff

3 HTBA

AMST

905

Master’s Project in Public Hum

Staff

3 HTBA

AMST

906

(En) Visualizing Knowledge

Inderpal Grewal
Laura Wexler

AMST 935 Working Group on Ethnography & Oral History Kathryn Dudley 3 HTBA

Spring 2015

AMST 601 Interdisciplinary Research in American Studies Kathryn Dudley
Joanne Meyerowitz
Th 1.30-3.20
AMST 654 American Artist & the African American Book Robert Stepto W 1.30-3.20
AMST 681 American Drama to 1914 Marc Robinson Th 10.00-11.50
AMST 700 Introduction to Biopolitics Greta LaFleur Th 9.25-11.15
AMST 703 Feminist Postcolonial Theories Inderpal Grewal W 3.30-5.20
AMST 709 Research in Twentieth-Century U.S. Political & Social History

Glenda Gilmore
Beverly Gage

Th 9.25-11.15
AMST 715 Readings in Nineteenth-Century America David Blight W 1.30-3.20
AMST 717 Readings Transnational History Jenifer Van Vleck W 3.30-5.20
AMST 741 Indians and Empires Ned Blackhawk T 7.00-8.50p
AMST 760 Research Approaches to the Americas before 1860 Edward Rugemer T 9.25-11.15
AMST 768 Asian American History and Historiography Mary Lui T 9.25-11.15
AMST 786 Sensational Religion Sally Promey T 3.30-5.20
AMST 789 Social Theory of the City Laura Barraclough W 9.25-11.15
AMST 790 Writing History John Demos T 3.30-5.20
AMST 799 The American Century Jean-Christophe Agnew W 1.30-3.20
AMST 828 American Political Development Stephen Skowronek 3 HTBA
AMST 833 Documentary Film Workshop Charles Musser T 7.00-9.00p
W 12.30-3.20
AMST 834 Documentary & the Environment Charles Musser M 7.00-9.00p
TTh 11.30-12.50
AMST 847 Hemispheric Americas Dixa Ramirez T 2.30-4.30
AMST 848 Antebellum American Literature and Culture Michael Warner F 9.25-11.15
AMST 870 Transborder Studies of Migration, Governance, & Social
Movements
Alicia Camacho T 9.25-11.15
AMST 900 Independent Research Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 901 Directed Reading Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 902 Prospectus Workshop Staff M 12.00-1.30
AMST 904 Practicum in Public Humanities Staff 3 HTBA
AMST 905 Master’s Project in Public Hum Staff 3 HTBA