UVA American Studies Lecture Presentation
Julian Bond
Hamilton UVA Professor
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New Faculty Member Dr. Kasey Jernigan Joins American Studies

The American Studies Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Kasey Jernigan to our faculty. Dr. Jernigan will be starting as an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Anthropology, with a joint appointment in both programs, in Fall 2019. Her hire was in the field of Contemporary Native North American Studies, and was part of a cluster hire on Race and Inequality sponsored by the Provost's Office.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Congratulations to the American Studies majors who graduated with the class of 2019! Saturday's graduates represent one of our biggest classes yet. We wish you all success in your future endeavors. Congratulations also to all the family, friends, and other loved ones who came to the ceremony and filled every seat in the house.

Pictured is Jenny Lee, who won the American Studies prize for her thesis, "From Camptown to Koreatown: Unraveling the Politics of Racial Triangulation," with our AMST program director, Professor Sylvia Chong.

Gabriel Rosenberg, Duke University - No Scrubs: Livestock Breeding, State Power, and Eugenic Knowledge in the Early 20th Century United States

The American Studies Program presents a talk by Gabriel Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University: No Scrubs: Livestock Breeding, State Power, and Eugenic Knowledge in the Early 20th Century United States. The talk will be held Wednesday, March 20th, from 12:00-1:30 PM in 117 Wilson Hall. Lunch will be provided; please RSVP to AMST administrative coordinator Aida Barnes-May (amb7hh) before March 15.

Carmen Lamas Featured in "The Class That Rocked My World"

Prof. Carmen Lamas's class Race and Ethnicity in Latinx Literature was featured in the UVAToday Illimitable story "The Class That Rocked My World." Fourth-year student Alex Cintron describes the experience of learning about "people like me" as meaningful, and highly recommends Prof. Lamas as a teacher of Latinx literature and culture. Congratulations to Prof. Lamas.

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New Faculty Member Dr. Kasey Jernigan Joins American Studies

May 24, 2019

The American Studies Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Kasey Jernigan to our faculty. Dr. Jernigan will be starting as an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Anthropology, with a joint... Read»

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to the American Studies majors who graduated with the class of 2019! Saturday's graduates represent one of our biggest classes yet. We wish you all success in your future endeavors... Read»

A Roundtable on the Past, Present, and Futures of Latinx Studies

February 27, 2019

Frances Aparicio, Professor Emerita of Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University, will join UVA AMST professors Camilla Fojas and Carmen Lamas in a roundtable discussion on the Past,... Read»

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