Jack Hamilton in C-Ville Weekly

Jack Hamilton spoke to C-Ville Weekly about his recent book, Just Around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination. Read the full article here. Hamilton will discuss his work at the Virginia Festival of the Book event "Reading Under the Influence" on Friday, March 24, at 9:30pm at the Ante Room; following the talk, Robin Tomlin of Grits and Gravy will play a live deejay set.

Lisa Goff at VA Festival of the Book

This Thursday, March 23, American Studies Professor Lisa Goff will take part in a panel discussion on race and class in America at the Virginia Festival of the Book. The panel will offer perspectives from fiction, policy and politics, and history, and encourage thoughtful dialogue on these topics within our community. 4:00-5:30pm, UVA Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections (UVA Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville).

Camilla Fojas and Jack Hamilton at VA Festival of the Book

On Saturday, March 25, American Studies Professors Camilla Fojas and Jack Hamilton, along with Glenn Frankel, will speak at the Virginia Festival of the Book panel "Pop Life: Cultural Influences of Media." They will discuss different elements of pop culture and how they help define social and political beliefs; Siva Vaidhyanthan will moderate. 12:00-1:30pm at the UVA Bookstore (400 Emmet Street S, Charlottesville).

 

What can I do with a liberal arts degree?

For undergraduate students wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major: join the American Studies Program and the UVA Career Center to learn how to get a summer internship/job! Discover what resources are available for American Studies/liberal arts majors, listen in on a 4th Year Internship Panel, and have your resume reviewed. The event will be held in the Wilson Hall lobby on Tuesday, January 31st from 5-7pm. Free Mellow Mushroom pizza will be provided.

Pop, Race, and the ’60s A Slate Academy Oct. 20 2016 2:05 PM “Money (That’s What I Want)” and “We Can Work It Out”

In this episode of our Slate Academy Pop, Race, and the ’60s, Slate pop critic Jack Hamilton talks to Oliver Wang, associate professor of Sociology at California State University–Long Beach, and pop-charts expert Chris Molanphy about the trans-Atlantic relationship between the Beatles and Berry Gordy’s Motown empire.

Pages

News & Announcements

Camilla Fojas and Jack Hamilton at VA Festival of the Book

March 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, American Studies Professors Camilla Fojas and Jack Hamilton, along with Glenn Frankel, will speak at the Virginia Festival of the Book panel "Pop Life: Cultural Influences... Read»

Jack Hamilton in C-Ville Weekly

March 24, 2017

Jack Hamilton spoke to C-Ville Weekly about his recent book, Just Around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination. Read the full article... Read»

Lisa Goff at VA Festival of the Book

March 23, 2017

This Thursday, March 23, American Studies Professor Lisa Goff will take part in a panel discussion on race and class in America at the Virginia Festival of the Book. The panel will offer... Read»

Subscribe to American Studies Program RSS