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American Studies

The American studies courses are designed to examine the histories and cultures existing within the United States and/or Latin America.

Courses may address the historical and cultural emergence of specific groups such as African-American, Asian-American, Latino-American, Native-American, or Arab-American.

Strong emphasis will be placed on literature, film, music, history and philosophy, especially the way in which these cultural forms challenge, contest, and subvert the dominant hegemonic ideology.

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Killeen & McLean to Read at Milepost5

Writing professor Ger Killen and alum Patricia McLean will be featured in Readings@Milepost5 in northeast Portland on Nov. 17, 2015.

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March 29, 2016 – May 13, 2016

The Art Gym: Covers, Adaptions, and the Scarcity of Blue

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present Covers, Adaptations, and the Scarcity of Blue, featuring new work from Donald Morgan and Virginia...

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April 30, 2016 – May 01, 2016

Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

The Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit features instrument makers and performers of the Pacific Northwest. Exhibits and woodworking demonstrations...

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April 30, 2016

Masterclass: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

This extended master class will inlude a special bio mechanics lecture from 11:00 AM - 12:30 with William Kanengiser and a Pumping Nylon workshop f...

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