Kasey Keeler, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American Studies, has published an article in the Winter 2016 issue of Native American and Indigenous Studies titled "Putting People Where They Belong: American Indian Housing Policy in the Mid-Twentieth Century." Read an abstract of Dr. Keeler's article below:
For undergraduate students wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major: join the American Studies Program and the UVA Career Center to learn how to get a summer internship/job! Discover what resources are available for American Studies/liberal arts majors, listen in on a 4th Year Internship Panel, and have your resume reviewed. The event will be held in the Wilson Hall lobby on Tuesday, January 31st from 5-7pm. Free Mellow Mushroom pizza will be provided.
Dr. Marlene Daut, Associate Professor of African Diaspora Studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute, will give a talk January 18 on "Haiti and the Digital World: Archiving Black Sovereignty Together in Life and Death." The talk is sponsored by the Scholars' Lab and will be held at 3:30pm in Alderman 421.
There are five million children in the United States with a parent incarcerated — that’s about one in every 14 children under the age of 18.
In this episode of our Slate Academy Pop, Race, and the ’60s, Slate pop critic Jack Hamilton talks to Oliver Wang, associate professor of Sociology at California State University–Long Beach, and pop-charts expert Chris Molanphy about the trans-Atlantic relationship between the Beatles and Berry Gordy’s Motown empire.
A University of Virginia symposium organized in remembrance of the late Julian Bond – one of the most prominent social justice advocates to emerge from the American Civil Rights Movement and a UVA professor emeritus of history – will be held next week.
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»