UVA American Studies Lecture Presentation
Julian Bond
Hamilton UVA Professor
Fall UVA Path Journey University of Virginia

Fall 2021

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American Studies Courses

AMST 1050 – 1 – Slavery and Its Legacies

MW 02:00PM-03:15PM | TBD
Kirt von Daacke

Spring 2021

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American Studies Courses

AMST 1559 – 001 – The Aftermath of Slavery at UVA and in Virginia

MW 02:00PM-03:15PM | Online Synchronous
Ashley Schmidt & Kirt Von Daacke

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.

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.

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News & Announcements

Read Prof. Daut's latest article in the New York Times

March 18, 2021

Napoleon Isn’t a Hero to Celebrate
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‘A Race So Different’: Asians and Asian Americans in UVA’s History

March 11, 2021

As featured on UVAToday: American Studies faculty, Sylvia Chong, explores the Asian and Asian American experience at UVA. Read full article... Read»

New American Studies Major Requirements

March 26, 2020

American Studies is changing the requirements for its major effective August, 2020. Students and faculty can view the new requirements... Read»

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