Kasey Keeler, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American Studies, has published an article in the Winter 2016 issue of Native American and Indigenous Studies titled "Putting People Where They Belong: American Indian Housing Policy in the Mid-Twentieth Century." Read an abstract of Dr. Keeler's article below:
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.
Dr. Marlene Daut, Associate Professor of African Diaspora Studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute, will give a talk January 18 on "Haiti and the Digital World: Archiving Black Sovereignty Together in Life and Death." The talk is sponsored by the Scholars' Lab and will be held at 3:30pm in Alderman 421.
There are five million children in the United States with a parent incarcerated — that’s about one in every 14 children under the age of 18.
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.
A University of Virginia symposium organized in remembrance of the late Julian Bond – one of the most prominent social justice advocates to emerge from the American Civil Rights Movement and a UVA professor emeritus of history – will be held next week.
News & Announcements
May 24, 2018
The American Studies Program awarded undergraduate degrees to 53 students over the summer and fall of 2017 and the spring of 2018. Congratulations to our majors for their accomplishments, and best... Read»
Jack Hamilton receives Honorable Mention for the 2017 Woody Guthrie Award, Seed Grant from the Whiting Foundation's Public Engagement Fellowship Program
April 12, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Jack Hamilton, who has received an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Woody Guthrie Award for... Read»
March 27, 2018
What is American Studies? What can you do with your American Studies degree? Come join us upstairs at Grit on Tuesday, March 27 at 7 pm to find out. Explore fall course offerings, learn about... Read»