The Field

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    Suggested Reading

    Here is a list of works by noted authors and filmmakers compiled by the Faculty of American Culture and Literature.

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  • Early American Studies Miscellany

    Early American Studies Miscellany

    EAS Miscellany, the digital companion to the University of Pennsylvania’s Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, is now live. Read Professor Johnson’s featured article, “The Culture of Money in Early America,” available now.

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  • American Studies Departments of Turkey Joint Conference 2022

    American Studies Departments of Turkey Joint Conference 2022

    The call for papers for the American Studies Departments of Turkey Joint Graduate Conference 2022 has been extended to 1 March 2022. This year’s theme: The Lure of Science and Technology in American Culture and Literature: Past, Present, Future

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  • What Is American Studies?

    What Is American Studies?

    According to the American Studies Association, “American Studies scholars share a dynamic commitment to democratic inquiry rather than a universally agreed upon canon of required methods or venerated works.”

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