The department of american studies and ethnicity integrates humanistic and social scientific perspectives and brings them to bear on an examination of the united states with a particular emphasis on comparative study of the peoples, cultures, history, and social issues of the western united states. The senior essay and the thesis every student who completes the major in comparative studies writes a senior essay or a thesis the essay or the thesis is completed in cs 4990, “senior seminar,” a writing workshop offered every spring in which students share drafts, present their work orally, and receive detailed feedback. Play video: senior thesis: rosales transforms his immigrant experience on page and stage princeton students must write a senior thesis or conduct an independent research project for their majors and certificates, and the creation of the thesis is considered a defining achievement in students. American studies promotes scholarship on cultures and politics of the united states senior honors thesis american studies. American studies majors into practice through the development of a senior thesis the american studies senior thesis is an independent project that incorporates original thought, argument, and analysis, and is based on primary research. The american studies department offers courses on the culture and people in the united states and all complete a senior thesis american association of state. Certificate in women's and gender studies only certificates there is an optional senior thesis the certificate in american studies is a multi.
It is the intention of the faculty of the department of history and american studies that the senior thesis allow its students to diverse knowledge of american. The american studies class of 2011 took their senior seminar in the fall of 2010 it was taught by professors edward cahill (english) and amy aronson (communication and media studies) with the theme print, publics, and culture students’ research was presented on tuesday, december 14, 2010 in the o'hare special collections room. Senior honors thesis (geography 85) or senior thesis (geography 87) african and african american studies anthropology art history. How can the answer be improved.
Multidisciplinary core courses like introduction to american cultures and american studies seminar your senior thesis american studies major i. Senior thesis topics following is a list of students and their thesis topics from past years: 2016 the revolutionary forces behind american middle class ideology. For students the program in american students electing the correlate sequence are trained in the methodology of native american studies the senior thesis.
All majors in the classical civilizations program are required to complete a senior thesis during the fall semester of their senior year native american studies. A senior thesis in african and african american studies should be roughly 70-100 pages (12 point font) in length (approximately 20,000-30,000 words) this number does not include the bibliography, notes, or any appendices.
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Courses course offerings for amst-a 451 honors senior seminar in american studies amst-a 452 honors thesis in american studies (3 cr) p: a451 for honors. Upper division courses and completion of a literature review, which may serve as the first portion of the american studies senior thesis. Undertaking a research project using the tools that you have learned through your interdisciplinary coursework is an important part of achieving a degree in african american studies.
Where to go find (and read) an anthropology senior thesis: and the programs in american studies, canadian studies, environmental studies. Thesis examples here are some of our best senior theses from the past few years hard copies of all senior theses from the last four or five years are available for reading in our department offices in flanner hall. One of the major ongoing projects of american studies is the construction of a fully searchable senior thesis archive through digital georgetown which would make accessible the theses of american studies students. Best senior thesis in african studies eligibility: all thesis writers in harvard college a 1993 graduate of harvard college, philippe wamba, in his short life, had a profound impact on his fellow students and the faculty of the.