Professor Stacy Morgan will be in conversation with artist Shaun Leonardo in a live streamed Zoom event on Wednesday, November 8 at 6pm CST. The conversation is being held in
Dr. Innis-Jimenez participates in Penn State University conference on the significance of Latinx populations in American urban history.
The Transformation of Indigenous Cultural Practices by Colonial Powers December 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm https://www.artsbma.org/event/the-transformation-of-indigenous-cultural-practices-by-colonial-powers/
Dr. Eric Weisbard published his article, “American Music Writing: An Unruly History,” in the journal Popular Music. In it, he explores the relationship among the terms “vernacular,” “sentimental,” and “literary”
Alabama Heritage recently appointed Rebecca Todd Minder as its director. Rebecca earned her MA in American Studies at the University of Alabama, concentrating on the study of southern popular culture.
In September 2021, an article by Dr. Hubbs called “Untranslatable Creole: Language Suppression, Racial Segregation, and Louisiana Local Color Fiction” was published as part of a special issue of American Quarterly focusing on
Dr. Eric Weisbard hosts the Popular Music Books in Process Series, which interviews writers on their recently published books or those that are in progress: http://iaspm-us.net/journal-of-popular-music-studies/books-in-process-series/
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/
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