B.A. American Studies

University of Kent
En Canterbury (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (Inglaterra)
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The University of Kent provides a blend of established staples in American Studies such as the Civil War, slavery and contemporary politics, along with innovative modules on Native American literature, US environmental issues, and Latin American history and culture (including a Spanish language option). A wide range of modules are on offer in both three- and four-year programmes.

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01 septiembre 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

Politics
Philosophy
Art
University
American Literature

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Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Introduction to American Studies
  • International History and International Relations
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Readings in the Twentieth Century
  • Writing America
  • Romanticism
  • Film Style
  • Introduction to Film Theory
  • The Shock of the Now: Themes in Contemporary Art
  • The Shock of the Now: Themes in Contemporary Art
  • Introduction to Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
  • Introduction to Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
  • The Emergence of America:From European Settlement to 1880
  • The Rise of the United States Since 1880
  • Making History: Theory and Practice

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • American Studies: Reputations
  • The American Civil War Era 1848-1877
  • Empire, New Nations and Migration
  • Declaring Independence: 19th Century US Literature
  • The Contemporary
  • Contemporary Politics and Government in the United States
  • Film Genre (Horror)
  • The Gothic in Film
  • New York & The Movies
  • The British Atlantic World c.1580-1763
  • How the West was Won (or lost): The American West in the Nineteenth Cen
  • Inviting Doomsday: US Environmental

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • American Studies Extended Essay
  • nviting Doomsday: US Environmental
  • Humanities Study Abroad Modules (Semester)
  • How the West Was Won (or Lost): The American West in the Nineteenth Cen
  • Africa and Africans in the Atlantic World
  • Contemporary Politics and Government in the United States
  • Terrorism and Modern Society
  • The Politics of Trust (in the USA)
  • Poetry and Crisis, from the First World War to Occupy
  • Cross-Cultural Coming-of-Age Narratives
  • Harlem to Hogan's Alley: Black Writing in North America
  • Innovation and Experiment in New York, 1945- 1995
  • Native American Literature
  • American Crime Fiction
  • The Stranger
  • The Global Eighteenth Century
  • The 'Real' America: Class and Culture in the American Gilded Age
  • The Contemporary Memoir
  • Utopia: Philosophy and Literature
  • Marxism, Literature and Culture
  • New York and the Movies
  • The Gothic in Film
  • The American Civil War Era 1848-1877

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage