Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2020 / American Studies

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AMST 35A 1
Syllabus
Hollywood and American Culture
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Doherty, Thomas View Books
AMST 50B 1 Religion in American Life
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center110
Farrelly, Maura Jane View Books
AMST/MUS 55A 1 Music in Film: Hearing American Cinema
[ ca oc ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Musegades, Paula Jo View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AMST 100A 1 Foundations of American Culture
[ ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Farrelly, Maura Jane View Books
AMST 106B 1
Syllabus
Food and Farming in America
[ ss wi ]
Instructor's Signature Required.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Yields 4.00 credits towards rate of work and graduation in fall 2020.
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Golding Judaica Center101
Donahue, Brian View Books
AMST 131B 1 News on Screen
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Doherty, Thomas View Books
AMST 166B 1 American Political Satire
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Cohen, Sascha View Books
 

Cross-Listed in American Studies

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AMST/MUS 55A 1 Music in Film: Hearing American Cinema
[ ca oc ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Musegades, Paula Jo View Books
ANTH 159A 1 Museums and Public Memory
[ oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Schattschneider, Ellen View Books
ENG 27B 1DL Classic Hollywood Cinema
[ hum ]
Preference given to first year international students.
This course will be conducted using LATTE and Zoom as "remote learning" in real-time EST for the time depicted in the schedule.
Brandeis Abroad session
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Morrison, Paul View Books
ENG 167B 1 Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison
[ deis-us hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Callender, Brandon View Books
ENG 177A 1 Hitchcock's Movies
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Morrison, Paul View Books
HIST 153B 1 Slavery and the American Civil War: #1619 Project
[ deis-us dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Cooper, Abigail View Books
HIST 160A 1 American Legal History I
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Willrich, Michael View Books
HIST 196A 1
Syllabus
American Political Thought: From the 1950s to the Present
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2A
T,Th 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
HS 104B 1 American Health Care
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Lecture:
F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM
Altman, Stuart View Books
HS 110A 1 Wealth and Poverty
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Shapiro, Thomas M View Books
JOUR 104A 1 Political Packaging in America
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
McNamara, Eileen View Books
JOUR 110B 1 Ethics in Journalism
[ ss wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
McNamara, Eileen View Books
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.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Breen, Daniel View Books
LGLS 114A 1
Syllabus
American Health Care: Law and Policy
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Closed to first-year students.
Please request consent codes from the LGLS administrator, Ms. Anabela Alfonso (aafonso@brandeis.edu).
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Curi, Sarah Elisabeth View Books
LGLS 138B 1 Science on Trial
[ qr ss ]
Closed to first-year students.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2E
T,Th 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Breen, Daniel View Books
LGLS 140B 1 Investigating Justice
[ ss ]
Closed to first-year students.
Please request consent codes from the LGLS administrator, Ms. Anabela Alfonso (aafonso@brandeis.edu).
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Kabrhel, Rosalind E. W. View Books
NEJS 162B 1 It Couldn't Happen Here: American Antisemitism in Historical Perspective
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2F
T,Th 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
POL 105A 1 Elections in America
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Albert, Zachary View Books
POL/WGS 125A 1
Syllabus
Gender in American Politics
[ deis-us ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in-person. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Greenlee, Jill S. View Books