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Comparative American Studies

Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Comparative American studies uses interdisciplinary perspectives to guide students in their study of social, political, economic, and cultural processes within the United States as well as the role of the nation in a global context

Program Director

Shelley Lee

Associate Professor of Comparative American Studies and History
Department Affiliation
Contact

Linda Pardee

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8907

Why Study Comparative American Studies at Oberlin?

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Associated Faculty
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Variety of Courses
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Special Collection

Sample Courses

  • CAST 100 - Introduction to Comparative American Studies 4 credits
  • CAST 202 - Visible Bodies and the Politics of Sexuality 4 credits
  • CAST 243 - Promise and Peril: Race and Multicultural America 4 credits
  • CAST 333 - Transgender Studies 4 credits

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