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AMS GTAs’ Advice Featured on UA’s Teaching Hub

Dr. Hubbs consulted current and former M.A. students in the American Studies Department to learn what makes for great experiences as graduate teaching assistants.  She blogs about her findings here: https://teachinghub.as.ua.edu/faculty-blog/working-with-gtas-advice-from-the-experts/

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Dr. Weisbard quoted in Variety on the passing of music journalist Nick Tosches

In his upcoming book “Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music,” writer Eric Weisbard talks about Tosches’ impact on rock writing, and the many cultural touchstones and detours he brought to his musical history lessons. “In the chapter ‘Orpheus, Gypsies, and Redneck Rock ‘n’ Roll,’” Weisbard writes, “Tosches invented what Greil Marcus — formally, an

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