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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMS 245 - Shaping American Identities in Moving Images

4 credits (Fall)
This course explores representations of American identities and the binaries generated by these explorations including here/there, foreign/local, abroad/ home, American/Other. Films and readings will highlight the theme of amalgamation as an alchemic process (the melting pot) shaping Americanness and its association with characteristics such as respectability, recognition and their relationship to racism.

Prerequisite: one 100-level Humanities or Social Studies course.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Foreign language option available in any language for +2 only.
Instructor: Gibel Mevorach