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 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.
News & Announcements
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»