American Studies (2018)

The American continent, from Canada to Chile, includes the world's most powerful nation and a variety of different cultures. Papers in American Studies inform students about the cultures, the history, the literature, and the politics of the countries that make up the Americas. American Studies is an interdisciplinary programme combining papers from four areas:

English, Screen and Media Studies, Theatre Studies

History

Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology

Latin America (SPAN305 and SPAN390)

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the American Studies supporting subject in 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.


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  • 100 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MEDIA101Media, Culture and Society18B (Hamilton)
    Do you ever pause to reflect on the media content that you engage with on a daily basis? Your product choices (e.g smartphones), or practices (e.g. googling)? Or how particular media structures are shaping our lives? In this paper students learn to understand the importance of developing a critical perspective on who owns and contr...
  • 300 level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ENGL390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    FASS396Work Placement18C (Block) & 18D (Block)
    This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their major as part of their degree. Students work in a chosen field for a period of time in order to gain valuable work experience and learn from experts in their chosen field.
    GEOG323Colonial Treaties and Tribal Lands: Comparative Studies18B (Hamilton)
    A review of the Treaty of Waitangi and the impact of European colonisation on Maori land tenure systems, with comparative studies of treaty issues and indigenous land rights in North America and the Pacific.
    HIST316Birth of the United States18B (Hamilton)
    A study of the causes, course and consequences of the American Revolution.
    HIST390Directed Study18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)
    Admission to this paper is by invitation only and at the discretion of the Programme Convenor.
    POLS316Latin American PoliticsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    SPAN390Directed Study18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)
    This paper enables students to carry out an individual research project. Admission to this paper is at the discretion of the Convenor of Spanish.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 November 2017 4:56pm

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