Read Cavalier Daily's coverage of the event here. Friday, April 9th American Studies professor & Director of the Asian Pacific American Studies minor, Sylvia Chong, organized a teach-in on anti-Asian violence. The event was attended by approximately 60 people including faculty, students, and community members.
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American Studies Courses
AMST 1050 – 1 – Slavery and Its Legacies
MW 02:00PM-03:15PM | Maury Hall 104
Kirt von Daacke
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American Studies is changing the requirements for its major effective August, 2020. Students and faculty can view the new requirements here. Students who declared the major prior to August, 2020 can choose whether to complete the major in the new structure or via the previous concentration-based structure.
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.
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.
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, Present, and Futures of Latinx Studies tomorrow, Thursday, Feburary 28th, in Wilson 142, from 4-6 PM. Refreshments will be served.
News & Announcements
January 12, 2022
As featured in UVAToday: Prof. Hale (American Studies, History) is honored with the 2021 Malcolm Bell Jr. and Muriel Barrow Bell Award for her... Read»
November 23, 2021
As featured on UVAToday: Prof. Jack Hamilton breaks down the history of the Beatles and their impact on rock 'n' roll. Read the full article... Read»
November 17, 2021
Marlene Daut (Carter G. Woodson Institute, American Studies) wrote an article for Harper’s Bazaar on the lost Haitian palace of Sans Souci and what the castle’s ruins... Read»