This study compared academic stressors and reactions to stressors between american and international students using gadzella's life stress inventory (b m gadzella, 1991. Biography aleksandra nikčević-batrićević teaches courses on american literature, american women poetry and feminist literary theory and criticism at the faculty of philosophy in the department of english language and literature at the university of montenegro. Literary theory literary theory is the body of ideas and methods we use in the practical reading of literature by literary theory we refer not to the meaning of a work of literature but to the theories that reveal what literature can mean. African-american studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of black americans taken broadly, the field studies not only the cultures of people of african descent in the united states, but the cultures of the entire african diaspora but it has been defined in different ways.
North american studies: culture and literature is a research-oriented programme with a clearly structured, area-specific profile in which cultural and literary developments in the usa, canada, and the anglophone caribbean are analysed. Explore us and english history, literatures, politics, cultural theory, popular culture, and film study the uk's oldest american studies course, at a university ranked 3 rd in the uk for american studies (complete university guide 2019) take an optional semester or year abroad at a north american university. The latin american studies major builds on a foundation of language and literature, history, history of art, theater studies, humanities, and the social sciences its faculty is drawn from many departments and professional schools of the comparison of the extent, causes, and consequences of inequality analysis of mobilizations for social. The department of afro-american studies at the university of wisconsin–madison offers students an opportunity to study those aspects of black history, culture, and society in ideal interdisciplinary models that reconstruct afro-american life.
Find masters programs in american studies in europe 2018/2019 in order to successfully obtain a masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules most taught masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The comparison is a nice example of the difference between the social scientific and humanistic disciplines, a difference that is in many ways less obvious, and more difficult to clarify, than that between the physical sciences and the humanities the terms image and symbol, as used in american studies, derive from literary criticism, and. Bachelor of arts in american studies the core requirements illustrate how different disciplines approach the study and interpretation of american life and include three courses in each of two main areas: history and institutions and literature, culture, and the arts. With the concentration in american studies, you'll combine the study of the us and, at your choice, other western hemisphere literature with coursework in disciplines such as history, anthropology, sociology, or art history, which deepen your understanding of literature's relation to the culture in which it is created. Further, comparative literature includes study of historical and contemporary literary theory and criticism like all other concentrations in comparative studies, this concentration allows students, with the help of their advisers, to design a course of study that suits their particular interests.
African-american studies paper topics african-american studies intersects with every possible subject area political science, stem fields, philosophy, business, art and architecture, and literature, are just some of the interdisciplinary areas of study available for student writers to explore. The program in asian american studies, administered by the program in american studies, provides students with the opportunity to gain an interdisciplinary perspective on the diversity of asian american and pacific islander histories, cultures, and contemporary experiences. Journal of american studies seeks to critique and interrogate the notion of america, pursuing this through international perspectives on the history, literature, politics and culture of the united states the journal publishes works by scholars from all over the world on american literature, history, institutions, politics, economics, film, popular culture, geography and related subjects in. Choose from several american studies graduate programs, including the master of arts in african-american studies, an advanced interdisciplinary certificate in latin american and caribbean studies, or a master’s in ethnic & multicultural studies.
An area of concentration in african american studies may take the form of a single area study or a comparative area study: eg, caribbean or african american literature, a comparison of african american literature in a combined degree with the department of english an investigation of the significance of the presence of african cultures in. Comparative literature and latin american studies: from disarticulation to dialogue because of the sheer breadth of these fields and because of their complex histories, any investigation into the critical intersection between latin american studies, cultural studies, and. The poems of phillis wheatley (1753-1784) are read and studied by students and scholars in a variety of disciplines (american literature, african-american studies, african studies, and women’s studies), but the first edition has not previously been freely accessible in a digital facsimile without a fee or subscription. Studies american representations of utopia in literature, history, photography, and architecture in his dissertation, he asks how we might cope aesthetically with the crowding, sprawl, and ruin of the twenty-first century.
Students of american studies will learn subject-specific skills in understanding american culture and history, and the way america interacts and influences the world, along with the skills to understand, analyse and criticise a range of forms of cultural expression including literature, media and film. Periodicals for american literary study online materials essential for native american literature american literary history important journal that focuses on theoretical approaches to american literature this annual journal of american studies is available in the stacks e1691p898 stacks v1- 1975- resources for american literary. Coursework is to be chosen from the departments of english, african american and african studies, east asian, greek and latin, french and italian, german, nelc, spanish and portuguese, and slavic and east european.