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.

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American Studies Pizza & Praxis - Thursday, Oct. 5, 6:30pm, Wilson 142

October 2, 2017

Please join the faculty and students of UVA American Studies this Thursday, October 5 at 6:30pm in Wilson 142 for another meeting of Pizza & Praxis, our regular series of... Read»

Nancy MacLean Talk: "The Virginia Roots of Today's Radical Right," Thursday, Oct. 12, 7pm, Clark 108

October 2, 2017

Nancy MacLean, the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University, will present a talk entitled "The Virginia Roots of Today's Radical Right & the Crisis of... Read»

American Studies Pizza & Praxis - Tuesday, Sept. 5, 6:30pm, Wilson 117

September 2, 2017

Please join the faculty and students of UVA American Studies this Tuesday, September 5 at 6:30pm in Wilson 117 for this year’s first meeting of Pizza & Praxis, our regular... Read»

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