As featured on UVAToday: American Studies is excited to welcome postdoctoral fellow Janet Kong-Chow. Janet comes to UVA as part of the Rising Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship. In addition to expanding her research, Janet will teach courses for both English and American Studies including a course on Racial Geographies & Environmental Crisis offered Spring 2022.
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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November 16, 2022
In consort with the... Read»
April 20, 2022
AMST faculty Carmen Lamas won the Latin American Studies Association's Latinx Section's Outstanding Book Award for 2022 for her book, The Latino Continuum and the Nineteenth-Century Americas:... Read»
Prof. Jernigan and others to direct programming for new Black & Indigenous Feminist Futures Institute.
February 23, 2022
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $616,670 grant to the University of Virginia to create a research institute for interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching and cultural projects related... Read»