Our New Department Chair, Dr. Edward Tang

Dr. Tang begins his term as Department Chair this Fall.  He has taught at the Capstone for 20 years, from graduate students in the Research Colloquium to the general undergraduate population in AMS 151: World, Nation, Regions.  Dr. Tang specializes in the long nineteenth century and the Cold War.  He looks forward to helping the

Dr. Odle on Teaching Writing

Dr. Mairin Odle, our specialist in Native American Studies, talks about how she teaches writing by writing alongside her students and sharing her work with them. Guest Post: Writing Alongside Your Students

Dr. Weisbard appears in Rolling Stone magazine

In Rolling Stone magazine, Dr. Eric Weisbard sheds important light on Top 40 radio and its relationship to rap music. https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/radio-business-white-rappers-w519513  

Welcome to American Studies

The Department of American Studies welcomes our new Interim Chair, Tom Wolfe.  Tom teaches Jazz Studies in the Music Department and takes over from Dr. Lynne Adrian, who has been our Chair for the past ten years. We thank both of them for their service to the department. Dr. Edward Tang will be the upcoming

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.