UVA American Studies Lecture Presentation
Julian Bond
Hamilton UVA Professor
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Carmen Lamas Featured in "The Class That Rocked My World"

Prof. Carmen Lamas's class Race and Ethnicity in Latinx Literature was featured in the UVAToday Illimitable story "The Class That Rocked My World." Fourth-year student Alex Cintron describes the experience of learning about "people like me" as meaningful, and highly recommends Prof. Lamas as a teacher of Latinx literature and culture. Congratulations to Prof. Lamas.

AMST Postdoctoral Fellow Gill Frank on WHYY's Radio Times

Check out this interview with NPR member station WHYY's program, Radio Times, featuring our new postdoc in American Studies, Gill Frank. He appears at the 32 minute mark. He also has an article coming out in Jezebel on Sept. 4. Prof. Frank is teaching a new 4000-level course this fall called "Politics of Reproduction" and will be teaching two courses for us in the spring.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

The American Studies Program awarded undergraduate degrees to 53 students over the summer and fall of 2017 and the spring of 2018. Congratulations to our majors for their accomplishments, and best wishes to them in their future endeavors. Additional congratulations to Araba Dennis (pictured, with Professor Carmenita Higginbotham), who won the program prize for best undergraduate thesis.

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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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