ENAM 483: Introduction to American Studies

Syllabus


Alan Howard 427 Bryan Hall Office Hours: MW 2:00-3:30 924-6644 or abh9h@virginia.edu

syllabus version 1.2; last updated 11/23/95.

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General Statement of Purpose

Texts (available at University of Virginia Bookstore):

Calendar of Meetings

9/1:Organization and Introduction

Begin working on The American Hypertext Workshop

9/4: Classic Paradigms I: Cultural Maps and Master Narratives

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NOTE: (R) refers to a xerox collection of materials while (C) refers to individual books, all on reserve in Clemons. A highlighted word or phrase, of course, indicates that the text is available from this page.

9/11: Classic Paradigms II: The Middle Ground: Early National Period to WW I

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10/2: Regional History and American Studies: Professor Ed Ayers

NOTE: Professor Ayers will visit on Friday, 10/6.

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NOTE:You should post your scanned article by 10/6.

10/7-10/10 Reading Days

10/11: Catch-Up

   

   

10/16: Public History and American Studies: Professor Phyllis Leffler

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10/23:Photography and American Studies: Professor John Bunch

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10/30:Popular Fiction and American Studies: Professor Stephen Railton

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(No class meeting Friday, November 3.)

11/6: Film and American Studies: Professor Walter Korte.

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11/13: Architectural History and American Studies: Professor Richard G. Wilson

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NOTE:You should post your review of a book from the Suggestions for Futher Reading by 11/17.

11/20:Art History and American Studies: Professor Roger B. Stein

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11/22:Last day of class: Thanksgiving

11/27: Mass Communications and American Studies: Professor John Sullivan.

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12/4: Folklife and American Studies: The Commiditization of Folk Culture. Professor Charles Perdue and Nan Perdue.

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12/11: Exams Begin

NOTE: Final Project, My American Studies, due 12/15.

12/18: Exams End.