These awards also were included in the College of Arts & Sciences’ recent Honors Day event on April 8. Lucy Barrow of Gulf Breeze, Florida is this year’s recipient of
Dr. Mairin Odle Earns Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor
Our hearty congratulations to Dr. Odle, who earned tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. She came to the American Studies Department in 2015 and specializes in Native American Studies. She
Dr. Jeffrey Melton contributed essay to The Center of Mark Twain Studies
Dr. Jeffrey Melton, Professor of American Studies, contributed a short essay on Mark Twain’s experiences in Athens, Greece, to The Center of Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College (NY), which
Dr. Odle Discusses Her Work in “Q&A with A&S” Series
Dr. Mairin Odle, assistant professor of American Studies, discusses Native American history, representation in pop culture, and her Mapping Native Alabama project. https://vimeo.com/691886035
Dr. Weisbard’s Songbooks makes “Best Scholarly Books of 2021” list.
Dr. Eric Weisbard’s Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music was selected by the music critic Greil Marcus as one of the Best Scholarly Books of 2021 for the Chronicle
Dr. Innis-Jimenez participates in MetropoLatinx conference
Dr. Innis-Jimenez participates in Penn State University conference on the significance of Latinx populations in American urban history.
Dr. Mairin Odle gives talk at the Birmingham Museum of Art
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. Innis-Jimenez quoted in Financial Times on Labor and the Night Shift
Dr. Innis-Jimenez, a specialist in American labor history, comments in the Financial Times (London) on the return of the night shift. This development comes at a time of increasing consumer
Rebecca Todd Minder, AMS MA alum, Named Editor of Alabama Heritage Magazine
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.
Recipients of American Studies Scholarship Awards
The Department of American Studies congratulates the following AMS majors who have received American Studies Scholarship awards from the department: Lucy Barrow, Ian Bittner, Peyton Goodwin, Caroline Keating, Shiki Wang,