American Studies welcomes new faculty member

September 11, 2012

American Studies welcomes the arrival of Associate Professor Christopher Teuton.  A specialist in American Indian literature and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Dr. Teuton bolsters American Indian Studies, one our signature strengths.

Joy Kasson Receives 2012 Jefferson Award

September 7, 2012

Joy Kasson, professor and former chair of the American studies department at Carolina, is the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award. Read More…

The Pies of Late Summer

August 22, 2012

2011 Folklore graduate Emily Hilliard debuts on NPR, rhapsodizing over late summer pies. Read More…

Malinda Maynor Lowery Wins First Book Prize

May 24, 2012

2010 Best First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Malinda Maynor Lowery. Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Read More…