Former MA American Studies published book

February 6, 2019

Bryan Jack, an alumnus (MA American Studies 1996), Associate Professor of Historical Studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and lives in St. Louis, MO. He recently wrote Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights 1976-2016 and is published by the University Press of Kentucky. https://www.kentuckypress.com/live/title_detail.php…

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AMS Alum Dr. Elliot Knight Named New Executive Director of the Arts Council

January 15, 2019

http://www.arts.state.al.us/news_detail.aspx?ID=13010  

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M.A. alum publishes article

October 17, 2018

Emily Tarvin published “YOU LOOK DISGUSTING: A Case Study of the YouTube Beauty Community,” in the Fall 2018 issue of Studies in Popular Culture. Emily is currently enrolled in the Texts and Technology doctoral program at the University of Central Florida and teaches a Cultural Studies course there.

AMS Alum Savannah Harper Publishes in The Explicator

April 27, 2018

The American Studies Department is pleased to congratulate Savannah Harper, whose essay “Greenery as a Symbol of Immigrant Hardship and Vulnerability in Gish Jen’s Typical American” appears in the latest issue of The Explicator, a scholarly journal focused on text-based criticism. Savannah, who earned her AMS degree from UA in 2016, wrote the paper for…Read More

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Mark your calendars! Upcoming “Picturing Queer Souths” lecture by Dr. John Howard, visiting professor, Alabama alumnus, and professor at King’s College London

February 16, 2017
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“‘To See Justice Done’: Letters from the Scottsboro Trials,” an online scholarly resource

October 25, 2016

http://scottsboroboysletters.as.ua.edu/ Just Launched by University of Alabama graduate Margaret Sasser (M.A. in American Studies, 2014) and Dr. Ellen Griffith Spears, associate professor in New College and the Department of American Studies, and the Alabama Digital Humanities Center: “‘To See Justice Done’: Letters from the Scottsboro Trials,” an online scholarly resource for researching social justice and…Read More

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