Events

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/

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

Rose Gladney Lecture 2018

Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez (Brown University) will deliver this year’s Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change on October 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. in room 205, Gorgas Library.  Martinez is an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and cofounder of the nonprofit organization Refusing to Forget.  Her book, The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas,

Book Talk with AMS Professor Stacy Morgan

Professor Stacy Morgan will discuss his latest book on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 5:00pm in ten Hoor room 30. Please join the faculty, staff, and students of the American Studies Department in celebrating this wonderful achievement. Their will be refreshments and a book signing immediately after the talk.