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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New Book by AMS Faculty

February 4, 2019

Dr. Edward Tang has a new book out, From Confinement to Containment: Japanese/American Arts during the Early Cold War. It examines the lives and works of four Japanese and Japanese American figures – a novelist, a film star, a painter, and a children’s author – from the World War II era to the onset of the…Read More

AMS Alum Dr. Elliot Knight Named New Executive Director of the Arts Council

January 15, 2019  

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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.

AMS Majors Honored at Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony

May 7, 2018

The American Studies Department congratulates Sarah Asseff, Mollie Gillis, and J.C. Godin, who were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest academic honor society in the United States, on Friday, May 4.

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Congratulations to Dr. Mairin Odle !

March 22, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Mairin Odle for winning the Society of Early Americanists’ Best Essay Prize for 2016.

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Congratulations to Professor Michael Woods

February 9, 2017

Congratulations to American Studies Professor Michael T. Woods on his award to Study Football in Cuba. Instructor Wins Award to Study Football in Cuba Posted on February 7, 2017 – Awards, Desktop News, For Faculty, News, Research, Teaching The University of Havana From the February 2017 Desktop News | Michael Wood, an instructor in the Department…Read More

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