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. 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 Penn State University conference on the significance of Latinx populations in American urban history.
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, 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
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.
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,
In September 2021, an article by Dr. Hubbs called “Untranslatable Creole: Language Suppression, Racial Segregation, and Louisiana Local Color Fiction” was published as part of a special issue of American Quarterly focusing on
Dr. Weisbard was part of a panel discussion, “Family Meal – Soundtrack to Creativity: Refiguring American Music Authors,” sponsored by UCLA’s Herb Albert School of Music, on April 29, 2021.
Dr. Innis-Jimenez participated on the roundtable, “How to Get Published: Writing Your First Book,” sponsored by the Latino Center, Smithsonian Institute, on April 30, 2021. Dr. Innis-Jimenez is the editor