Congratulations to Dr. Odle

February 26, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Mairin Odle for being selected for a summer residency at the prestigious National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Dr. Odle will spend the summer completing her book manuscript on body markings (tattooing, scalping) in early America. UA Professors Selected For Prestigious NHC Summer Residency    

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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 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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