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!  

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

“Tell About the South” Talk by Charlotte Fryar June 7

June 1, 2017

Charlotte Fryar, whose dissertation examines the contested geography of the Carolina campus over space and time will give a talk entitled, “Building a University of the People: The Movement for a Free-Standing Black Cultural Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.” Charlotte will … Continued