Check out new Fall 2018 Seminars

June 21, 2018

There’s still space available in these seminars for graduates and undergraduates in Folklore and American Studies! Fall 2018 Seminars Be sure to check them out before the semester starts!

Congrats, Kimber!

February 15, 2018

Kimber Thomas has been named to the first cohort of Graduate Public Scholars of the Humanities for the Public Good Initiative, in the College of Arts and Sciences. The award recognizes and supports Kimber’s “public scholarship and its outstanding and … Continued

Please join us in congratulating Heather!

February 6, 2018

American Studies PhD Student Heather Menefee won a travel grant to present at the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association 2018 Conference, Transformations: Leading Change. She will present on the student activism panel March 1-3, 2018 at Clemson University in Clemson, SC.

Congratulations, Dr. Frey!

February 6, 2018

We are thrilled to share that American Studies faculty member Dr. Benjamin Frey has been awarded a 2018 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. 

Congratulations Charlotte!

February 1, 2018

American Studies PhD candidate Charlotte Fryar has been named one of the inaugural Dean’s Graduate Fellows in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is one of a class of 24 graduate students from across the college, recognized for her … Continued

Congratulations Dr. Robinson!

February 1, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that our own American Studies professor Dr. Michelle Robinson is one of only four recipients of the 2018 Chapman Family Teaching Awards!  

AMST/FOLK Coffee Chat: Dr. Seth Kotch

February 1, 2018

This semester we’re interviewing various members of our department over a quick cup of coffee (or sometimes tea!) in order to learn more about them and the work they do. First up in the series, Dr. Seth Kotch. Social Media … Continued

Colloquium Events-September 27th The Community Histories Workshop

September 22, 2017

September 27th The Community Histories Workshop—Presented by  Bobby Allen Faculty director Bobby Allen stops by to discuss the Community Histories Workshop, a program that collaborates with communities on public-facing digital humanities projects to tell the local histories of places like Rocky … Continued