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.
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Gabriel Rosenberg, Duke University - No Scrubs: Livestock Breeding, State Power, and Eugenic Knowledge in the Early 20th Century United States
February 27, 2019
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... Read»
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»