UVA American Studies Lecture Presentation
Julian Bond
Hamilton UVA Professor
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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.

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.

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News & Announcements

Prof. Lamas Receives Outstanding Book Award

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»

Prof. Hamilton reviews the new Kanye Documentary on Netflix

February 16, 2022

Read Prof. Jack Hamilton's latest article for Slate here: https://slate.... Read»

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