Comparative American Studies

Past Syllabi

Past Syllabi
 

Fall 2013

CAST 100

Introduction to Comparative American Studies (W. Kozol)

CAST 201

Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (M. Garcia)

CAST 223

Surviving America: Introduction to Native Studies (S. Williams)

CAST 240

How to win a Beauty Pageant: Race, Gender, Culture, and U.S. National Identity (A. Ofori-Mensa)

CAST 256

Im/migration in U.S. History (M. Esguerra)

CAST 260

Asian American History (M. Esguerra)

CAST 286

Latina Feminisms

CAST 300/301

Situated Research & Practicum (M. Heiliger)

CAST 342

Race, Gender & American  Social Movement (M. Garcia)

Spring 2013

CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Pablo Mitchell)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)
CAST 202 Visible Bodies and the Politics of Sexuality (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 235 Debating Citizenship (Kim Schreck)
CAST 321 Transnational Sexualities:  A Seminar (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 345 Narratives of Passing (Afia Ofori-Mensa)
CAST 400 Research Seminar:  Expanding the Archive (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 402 Rethinking Barrios and Ghettos (Gina Pérez)

Fall, 2012

FYSP 146 HIV/AIDS in America (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 223 Introduction to Native Studies (Stephanie Teves)
CAST 240 How to Win a Beauty Pageant (Afia Ofori-Mensa)
CAST 256 Im/migration in U.S. History (Shelley Lee)
CAST 263 Power and Performance (Stephanie Teves)
CAST 300/301 Situated Research/Situated Research Practicum (Gina Pérez)
CAST 318 Seminar:  American Orientalism (Shelley Lee)
CAST 430 Seiminar:  Savage Queens Pacific Warriors (Stephanie Teves)


Spring, 2012

CAST 100 Introduction to Comparataive American Studies (Michelle Baron)
CAST 117 Immigrant and Second-Generation American Narratives 
(Afia Ofori-Mensa)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)
CAST 211 LGBT Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 254 Comparative Ethnic Theater:  Race and Performance (Michelle Baron)
CAST 260 Asian American History (Shelley Lee)
CAST 308 Performing the Past:  Community History and Identity (Michelle Baron)
CAST 311 Militarization of American Daily Life (Gina Pérez)
CAST 400 Research Seminar (Shelley Lee)
CAST 447 Queer Position (Meredith Raimondo)


Fall, 2011

CAST 100 Introduction to Cultural American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 230 Ghosts and Haunting (Michelle Baron)
CAST 240 How to Win a Beauty Pageant:  Race, Gender, Culture, and U.S. National Identity (Afia Ofori-Mensa)
CAST 256 Im/migration in U.S. History (Shelley Lee)
CAST 300/301 Situated Research/Situated Research Practicum (Gina Pérez)
CAST 324 Chicana and Latina Art (Michelle Baron)
CAST 337 Global Health Emergencies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 443 US in the 1970s (Shelley Lee) 

 

Spring, 2011

CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Kara Thompson)
CAST/AAST 117 Immigrant & Second-Generation Literature (Afia Ofori-Mensa)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)
CAST 211 Lesbian, Gay, Bixecual and Transgender Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 251 Unstable Bodies:  An Introduction to Dis/ability Studies (Kara Thompson)
CAST 272 Disease Democracy, and Difference (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 311 Militarization of American Daily Life (Gina Pérez)
CAST 316 Equal Rights to Human Rights (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 326 Performing Sovereignty:  Reservations, Militarism, and the Politics of Native America (Kara Thompson)
CAST 400 Research Seminar (Wendy Kozol)

 

Fall, 2010

FYSP 146 HIV/AIDS in American (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 100 Intro to Cultural American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 205 Race, Sexuality, Immigration (Kara Thompson)
CAST 222 Native American Studies (Kara Thompson)
CAST 235 Cultural Citizenships (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 240 How to Win a Beauty Pageant: Race, Gender, Culture, and U.S. National Identity (Afia, Ofori-Mensa)
CAST 300/301 Situated Research/Practicum (Gina Pérez)
CAST 347 Queer Positions (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 407 Seminar:  Picturing War (Wendy Kozol)


Spring, 2010

CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Kara Thompson)
CAST 202 Visible Bodies (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 208 The Latinidad Question (Christopher Rivera)
CAST 243 Race, Gender and American Social Movements (Shelley Lee)
CAST 251 Unstable Bodies (Kara Thompson)
CAST 326 Performing Sovereignty (Kara Thompson)
CAST 368 Voicing Otherness (Christopher Rivera)
CAST 400 Research Seminar (Wendy Kozol)
 

Fall, 2009

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Kara Thompson)
CAST 205 Queer Mobilities (Kara Thompson)
CAST 228 Latinas/os in Film and Media (Christopher Rivera)
CAST 260 Asian American History (Shelley Lee)
CAST 300 Situated Research (Christopher Rivera)
CAST 305 Feminist Research Methodologies (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 316 Equal Rights to Human Rights (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 343 Crisis of Confidence (Shelley Lee)
 

Spring, 2009

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 211 Lesbian, Gay, Bixecual and Transgender Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 246 American Orientalism (Shelley Lee)
CAST 311  Militarization of American Daily Life (Gina Pérez)
CAST 342  Race, Gender & American Social Movement  (Shelley Lee)
CAST 402  Capstone Semester:  Rethinking Barrios/Chettoes (Gina Pérez)

Fall, 2008

 
FYSP 146 HIV/AIDS in America (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 241 Living with the Bomb (Wendy Kozol)
CAST 260 Asian American History (Shelley Lee)
CAST 300 Situated Research (Gina Pérez)
CAST 321 Transnational Sexualities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 407 Seminar: Picturing War

Spring, 2008

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 211 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 342 Race, Gender & American Social Movement (Shelley Lee)
CAST 412 Identity and Difference in American Popular Culture (Meredith Raimondo)

Fall, 2007

 
FYSP 146 HIV/AIDS in America (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Gina Pérez)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)
CAST 246 American Orientalism (Shelley Lee)
CAST 260 Asian American History (Shelley Lee)
CAST 300 Situated Research (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 402 Rethinking Barrios and Ghettos (Gina Pérez)

Spring, 2007

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Lisa Hall)
CAST 202 Latino Cultural Activism in Theory and Practice (Lisa Hall)
CAST 211 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 218 Middle Class Ideology in U.S. (Jinzhao Li)
CAST 330 Chicana/o and Native American Literature and Culture (Annette Portillo)
CAST 412 Identity and Difference in American Popular Culture (Meredith Raimondo)

Fall, 2006

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Lisa Hall)
CAST 215 Race, Body, and Beauty (Jinzhao Li)
CAST 220 Native American Identities in Comparative Context (Annette Portillo)
CAST 300 Theories and Methods in Comparative Analysis (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 321 Transnational Sexualities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 332 Chinatowns, Ghettos, Barrios (Jinzhao Li)
CAST 411 Identities & Practices: (Lisa Hall)

Spring, 2006

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Lisa Hall)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)
CAST 320 An Ever-Present Past: (Lisa Hall)
CAST 328 Outlaw Genres: (Annette Portillo)
CAST 402 Rethinking Barrios and Ghettos (Gina Pérez)

Fall 2005

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Lisa Hall)
CAST 220 Native American Identities in Comparative Context (Annette Portillo)
CAST 231 Comparative Cultural Activism (Lisa Hall)
CAST 300 Situated Research (Gina Pérez)
CAST 411 Issues of Sexuality in Comparative Context (Lisa Hall)

Spring 2005

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Gina Pérez)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)
CAST 211 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 321 Transnational Sexualities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 402 Rethinking Barrios and Ghettos (Gina Pérez)

Fall 2004

 
FYSP 146 HIV/AIDS in America (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 401 Capstone Seminar: Queer Geographies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 300 Situated Research (Gina Pérez)
CAST 311 Militarization of American Daily Life (Gina Pérez)

Fall 2003

 
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 300 Theories and Methods in Comparative Analysis (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 201 Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective (Gina Pérez)

Spring 2004

 
CAST 211 LGB, Transgender & Queer Identities (Meredith Raimondo)
CAST 100 Introduction to Comparative American Studies (Gina Pérez)
CAST 311 Militarization in American Daily Life (Gina Pérez)
CAST 290 Themes in Contemporary Native American Feminism (Andrea Smith) Mini Course