College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies

Graduate Courses

Below are syllabi for American studies courses and courses taught in affiliated departments by American studies faculty. Some have been taught via WSU Online.

Fall 2015

Am St 524 Critical Studies in Popular Culture Guerrero  
Am St 590 Seminar in American Studies
The Affective Turn & Critical Biopolitics in Cultural Studies: Surveillance, Debt, & Precarious Labor
Am St 596 Topics in American Studies
Global Feminisms and Diasporas
Gordillo Flyer

Sample Syllabi from Previous Semesters

While a course will change some each time it is taught, these examples give a good indication of general content and requirements.

Brief course descriptions for all American studies courses may be found in the WSU Catalog.

NOTE: Nearly 75 graduate courses of use to American studies graduate students are available through our allied departments. Check out a list of those courses.

See the undergraduate courses page for American studies offerings numbered 499 and below taught by CCGRS faculty.

American Studies Handbook











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