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The Program in American Studies

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About the Major

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The American Studies Program is an honors-track major that draws on a broad range of faculty from the humanities and social sciences so that students can examine components of U.S. culture, the diverse experiences of Americans, and others affected by Americans locally, nationally, and globally.



American Studies


Download 2019's Annual Newsletter   (Feb/20)

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The Program in American Studies is operating remotely. For American Studies business or to arrange an appointment with the Program Director, please contact Imani McPhaden at, or by phone at 847-467-2262 between Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.   (4/27/20)




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