Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2012 / American Studies

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10456 AMST 25B 1 Individualism in America
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
22 / 999 / 0
Whitfield, Stephen J View Books
10457 AMST 35A 1 Hollywood and American Culture
[ ss ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Open
Consent Req.

54 / 999 / 0
Doherty, Thomas View Books
10804 AMST 45B 1 Violence (and Nonviolence) in American Culture
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Open
45 / 999 / 0
Cohen, Jacob View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
3200 AMST 100A 1 Classic Texts in American Culture Before 1900
[ ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Instructor's Signature Required
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
Consent Req.

35 / 999 / 0
Farrelly, Maura Jane View Books
10518 AMST 104BJ 1 Boston and Its Suburbs: Environment and History
[ ss ]
Open only to students in the JBS Environmental Field Semester
JBS Session
TBD Open
Consent Req.

14 / 999 / 0
Donahue, Brian M View Books
10455 AMST 141A 1 Discovering America
[ ss ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
Consent Req.

7 / 999 / 0
Whitfield, Stephen J View Books
10459 AMST 183B 1 Sports and American Culture
[ ss ]
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002
Open
55 / 999 / 0
Cohen, Jacob View Books
10558 AMST 189A 1 Legal Foundations of American Capitalism
[ ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
35 / 40 / 0
Gaskins, Richard View Books
10460 AMST 191B 1 Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving Environmental Sustainability of Brandeis and Community
[ oc ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Interested first-year students should place themselves on the demand list and attend the first class meeting.
Instructor's Signature Required
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
T 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
Closed
Consent Req.

22 / 22 / 0
Goldin, Laura J View Books
 

Cross-Listed in American Studies

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10802 AAAS 79B 1 Afro-American Literature of the Twentieth Century
[ hum ss wi ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Abdur-Rahman, Aliyyah View Books
10450 AAAS 114B 1 Race, Ethnicity, and Electoral Politics in the United States
[ ss ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr120
Open
20 / 999 / 0
Mapps, Mingus Ulysses View Books
9214 AAAS 156A 1 The Civil Rights Movement
[ ss ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
17 / 999 / 0
Leslie, Grace V. View Books
10471 ANTH 158A 1 Urban Anthropology
[ ss ]
This section is for undergraduate students.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center115
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Anjaria, Jonathan Shapiro View Books
11144 ANTH 158A 2 Urban Anthropology
[ ss ]
This section open ONLY to graduate students. There is an additional 4th hour of class every other week for this section on Thursdays from 12pm-12:50pm.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center115
Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center224
Open
7 / 10 / 0
Anjaria, Jonathan Shapiro View Books
10490 ENG 6A 1 American Literature in the Age of Lincoln
[ hum ]
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Burt, John View Books
10495 ENG 57B 1 Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison
[ hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
24 / 999 / 0
Abdur-Rahman, Aliyyah View Books
10508 ENG 147A 1 Film Noir
[ hum ]
Screening time: Mondays 7-9p in Mandel G03
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Open
85 / 90 / 0
Morrison, Paul View Books
10509 ENG 187A 1 American Fiction since 1945
[ hum ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
31 / 999 / 0
Irr, Caren View Books
10542 FA 56A 1 American Art
[ ca ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Goldman-Schwartz Art Studio115
Open
24 / 30 / 0
Kalb, Peter R View Books
10799 HIST 51B 1 History of the United States: 1865 to the Present
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Open
16 / 999 / 0
DeCoster, Jonathan View Books
10516 HIST 153B 1 Slavery and the American Civil War
[ ss ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002
Open
47 / 999 / 0
Fischer, David Hackett View Books
10537 HIST 196A 1 American Political Thought: From the 1950s to the Present
[ ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
4054 HS 104B 1 American Health Care
[ ss ]
Lecture: Fridays 2pm-3:50pm and discussion sections TBA.
Lecture:
F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Open
169 / 200 / 0
Altman, Stuart View Books
5334 HS 110A 1 Wealth and Poverty
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002
Open
65 / 75 / 0
Shapiro, Thomas M View Books
11061 JOUR 45A 1 Sports Writing
[ ss wi ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Priority to Journalism minors.
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
Consent Req.

17 / 25 / 0
May, Peter View Books
10731 JOUR 104A 1 Political Packaging in America
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center316
Closed
25 / 25 / 0
McNamara, Eileen View Books
6160 LGLS 10A 1 Introduction to Law
[ oc ss ]
Required sections Wed. 7-8pm or Thurs. 9-10am. Students with academic conflicts on Wednesday evenings will be assigned to the Thursday sections.
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Open
122 / 999 / 0
Gaskins, Richard View Books
4060 LGLS 114A 1 American Health Care: Law and Policy
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Signature of Ms. Nancy Feldman, LGLS admin, required.
This course can be used in HSSP as a substitute for the core course HS 104b.
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr125
Open
Consent Req.

26 / 999 / 0
Curi, Sarah Elisabeth View Books
10553 LGLS 138B 1 Science on Trial
[ qr ss ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Closed
Consent Req.

89 / 85 / 0
Breen, Daniel View Books
10617 NEJS 164B 1 The Sociology of the American Jewish Community
[ hum ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
22 / 999 / 0
Fishman, Sylvia View Books
6146 POL 14B 1 Introduction to American Government
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center101
Open
41 / 999 / 0
Woll, Peter View Books
4386 POL 115A 1 Constitutional Law
[ ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Open
52 / 999 / 0
Woll, Peter View Books
5802 POL 125A 1 Women in American Politics
[ ss ]
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center107
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Greenlee, Jill S View Books