The Department of American Studies welcomes its newest member, Dr. Jack Carey. He comes to us from the University of Mississippi, where he received his PhD, with a specialization in
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,
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
Dr. Monica Muñoz Martinez (Brown University) will deliver this year’s Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change on October 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. in room 205, Gorgas Library.
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
Lily Hoyle, a 12-year-old from Mobile, AL, created a short documentary about the 1981 lynching of 19-year-old Michael Donald, “The Lynching That Brought Down the Klan in Alabama.” An AMS
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