Teaching

hbglogo.gifHere are courses that I teach at Penn State Harrisburg. Click on highlighted courses for links to syllabi.

GRADUATE:

American Studies Theory and Method
American Studies Seminar
Problems in American Studies (Teaching & Learning, Tradition and Heritage, The Body)
Material Culture and Folklife (Folk Art and Architecture, Foodways)                               Topics in Popular Culture ( Consumer Culture,, Digital Culture)
Topics in Folklore (Folklore and Aging, Narrative, Ritual and Festival, Roots Music)
Seminar (Death in America, American Future, Ethnicity and Immigration, Jewish-American
Experience)
Topics in European History (Holocaust and Jewish Studies, Study Tour to Poland)
Public Heritage
Teaching American Studies

UNDERGRADUATE:

Introduction to American Studies
Popular Culture and Folklife
Introduction to American Folklore
Expressions in the Humanities (World Folklore)
American Masculinities
Ethnic America
Industrial America
Jewish Studies

 

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    Walt Whitman Distinguished Chair in American Cultural Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 2006.

      Approaches to Cultural Studies                                   

      Popular Culture  

            Visiting Professor, American Dickinson_Seal_colors.jpgStudies,  Dickinson College,    Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Summer 2005, 2006.

           Ethnic Cultures

            Consumer Culture


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Visiting Professor,  Folklore and American Civilization, Harvard University, 1997-1998.

        Folklore in American Civilization,

        Ethnic History and Culture

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 Fulbright Professor of American Studies, Osaka University, Japan, 1996-1997.

        American History and Culture

        Material Culture

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      Visiting Distinguished Professor of American Studies, University of California at Davis, Summer 1991.

        American Folklife.