King's College London

Arts and Sciences Cross-School Initiatives

American Studies


Strand Campus


London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

PURPOSE Gain a full appreciation and understanding of American culture, politics and society within an interdisciplinary framework. DESCRIPTION The degree concentrates on an interdisciplinary and contextualised understanding of American culture, history and society. It consists of one core module, Contemporary North America, plus module options and a dissertation. Options include: • American Underground & Avant-Garde Cinema • Civil War in the United States, 1861-1865 • Comparative Management • Film & American Culture • History of the Built Environment • History of Sexuality in America • History of Sports in America • Interracial Writing • Melville, Stevenson, James: The TransAtlantic in Literature • Music & American Culture • Photography: Text, Image, Culture • Poetry Place & Perception • Race & Slavery in the Early Atlantic • US Foreign Policy • US Regionalism 1865-1940 • US Religious History


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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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