Teaching American studies : state of the classroom as state of the field /

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Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Other Authors: Duclos-Orsello, Elizabeth Ann (Editor), Entin, Joseph B. (Editor), Hill, Rebecca Nell, 1969- (Editor), Ferguson, Roderick A. (writer of foreword.), Chuh, Kandice, 1968- (writer of afterword.)
Format: eBook
Published: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2021]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Dedication
  • Table of Contents
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: How Pedagogical Practice Defines American Studies
  • Part I. Behind the Syllabus: Planning and Transforming Whole Courses
  • 1. Course Objectives: On Resisting Solutions to the "Race Problem" in the Southern STEM Classroom
  • 2. Teaching an Introductory Master's Degree Course
  • 3. Teaching the Medical Other: Thinking beyond Assumptions through the History of Midwifery
  • 4. Always the Good Guys: Latinx Studies and the Myth of American Exceptionalism
  • Part II. Unpacking the Familiar, Introducing the New: Teaching Key Texts and Terms
  • 5. When an Old Assignment Becomes New Again: Teaching Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter
  • 6. Coalition Time in the American Studies Classroom
  • 7. Teaching American Studies One Word at a Time
  • 8. Our "Positive Obsession": Teaching Interdisciplinary American Studies through Octavia Butler's Life and Work
  • Part III. Individual Assignments: Challenges, Adjustments, and Innovations
  • 9. Teaching Theory in American Studies: Efforts at Unsettling Home in Three Assignments
  • 10. Reppin' American Studies: Asian Pacific Islander American Studies and Popular Culture as Pedagogy
  • 11. "Mister, How Come We Never Learned This?": Teaching American Studies in a High School Setting
  • 12. Let This Seminar Be a Starting Point: Digital Storytelling and the African American Experience
  • Part IV. Movements and/in the Classroom: Affect, Students, and Shifting Boundaries in American Studies
  • 13. "Gonna Stomp Some Rump": Embodied Learning and the Politics of Pleasure
  • 14. Don't Look Away: The Bodies of American Studies
  • 15. Making American Studies Great Again?: Teaching the Nation under Trumpism
  • 16. #BlackLivesMatter and Feminist Pedagogy: Teaching a Movement Unfolding
  • Part V. American Studies Outside: Rethinking the Classroom and Sites of Learning
  • 17. Obama Loves Sweet Potato Pie: American Studies at a Food Service Training Academy
  • 18. Ruined for Life: Cocreation, Service-Learning, and Taking American Studies Scholarship Seriously in an American Studies Intro Course
  • 19. Monumental Protest
  • or, Remaking Places through AR
  • 20. "The Walk of Memory": An Excursion into Race, Place, and History in the (Southern) American Studies Classroom
  • Afterword
  • List of Contributors
  • Index
  • Back Cover