Students who major in American Studies should be able to:
  • understand the development of American cultures in various historical contexts;
  • situate U.S. national cultures and communities within a global context;
  • competently utilize the theories and methods of American studies;
  • apply critical reading skills to various media and types of texts;
  • culturally and historically contextualize a range of identity categories (e.g., race and ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, and class).

Program in American Studies

Axinn Center at Starr Library
15 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753