Upcoming AMS Events

Spring 2020 Update

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, The University of Alabama has cancelled all on-campus events through the end of the Spring 2020 semester.
For more information about UA’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit https://healthinfo.ua.edu/.

Recent News:

AMS Alum and Team Finalists for Pulitzer Prize

AMS alumus, Andrew Beck Grace, along with Chip Brantley, Graham Smith, Nicole Beemsterboer, and Robert Little of NPR were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in Audio Reporting for their work on “White Lies.” This podcast examined a series of murders that occurred during the Civil Rights period. https://www.pulitzer.org/finalists/andrew-beck-grace-chip-brantley-graham-smith-nicole-beemsterboer-and-robert-little-npr

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Two Promoted AMS Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Mike Innis-Jimenez and Dr. Jeff Melton on their promotions to Full Professor!  Dr. Innis-Jimenez joined the department in 2008 and specializes in Latinx Studies. His well-regarded work looks at the intersections among immigration, labor, and urban studies. He is also the department’s Director of Graduate Studies. Dr. Melton has been with the

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Dr. Tang’s Letter to American Studies community

Dear AMS community, As Department Chair, I wanted to share with you what we’ve been up to since the University of Alabama closed its campus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting this Monday, March 30, 2020, the university will offer alternative modes of instruction. Faculty members in the AMS Department spent Spring Break putting

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