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First visiting journalist shares world of the NYT with students, facultyMarc Lacey '87 is the College's first Distinguished Visiting Journalist.
Rooks to give talk on ‘underside’ of cannabis legalization
American Studies program director Noliwe Rooks will examine cannabis legalization efforts in a lecture titled “Legalize it?; A Story of Cannabis, Race, Global Capital and Civil Wrongs.”
Norton chronicles road to revolution in ‘1774’Early American historian Mary Beth Norton gives a detailed account of the crucial 16 months when the American Revolution fomented, from the Boston Tea Party to the Battles of Lexington
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Student Spotlight: Michelle Fleurantin '17
An American Studies and Sociology double major, Michelle Fleurantin says Professor Sabine Haenni "was one of the most significant influencers of my Cornell education. Before taking her Introduction to American Studies course, I struggled to find a major that encapsulated my academic interests. She showed me how American Studies would provide me with an interdisciplinary education that would change my world view and prepare me to be a well-rounded problem-solver."
Click here to read more about Michelle, and explore the links below for more profiles of recent American Studies majors.
“Being an American Studies major has made me a much better student and a much better citizen.”
— Caroline Russ, Class of 2014