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 | Maury Hall 104
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

Grace Hale is awarded for best book on Georgia history

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»

Prof. Hamilton Dissects the ‘Fab Four’ as New Beatles Documentary Drops

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»

Read Prof. Daut's article "Resurrecting A Lost Palace of Haiti" published in Harper's Bazaar

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»

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