AMS Faculty Wins Book Award

October 29, 2018

The AMS Department congratulates Dr. Stacy Morgan for winning the 2018 Wayland D. Hand Prize for Outstanding Book in Folklore and History for his monograph Frankie and Johnny: Race, Gender, and the Work of African American Folklore in 1930s America (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017). In the words of the Award Committee, “This book…Read More

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.

What’s AMS?

October 21, 2013

American studies might be your perfect major, second major, or minor. Find out by taking one of these courses. Music, movies, sports, art, books, television, politics, race, the environment: if it interests you, American Studies has a course that covers it. You can read, discuss, and research a fun topic and earn humanities, history, social…Read More

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