Capstone Seminar: American Militarism


Explores the debate over U.S. militarism in past and present. Fears of an American militarism have haunted public debate and policy-making, shaping the nation's pursuits of war, military force, and global empire. Focusing on moments of intense debate, we will pay close attention to how the term militarism functioned as an indispensable part of the U.S. political lexicon since the 1890s.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • R
  • W
  • CZ
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring