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AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, Receives GEAB Impact Award

February 3, 2017

Congratulations to AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, who received the GEAB Impact Award for his work on digital community history projects “Digital Loray,” and “Locating Lynching.” Read more here.

Professor Emerita Joy Kasson honored with GAA Faculty Service Award

February 3, 2016

Professor Emerita Joy Kasson has received the UNC General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award in recognition of outstanding service for the University. The Carolina Alumni Review wrote comprehensively of Dr. Kasson’s many achievements and pioneering vision for American Studies at … Read more

Ph.D. Student, Kimber Thomas, Wins Luther Brown Prize

December 1, 2015

Second-year Ph.D. Student, Kimber Thomas, was recently awarded the second annual Luther Brown Prize for her paper and presentation, “Black Characterization in the Southern Soul-Blues,” at the International Conference on the Blues hosted by Delta State University in October. The … Read more

Dr. Bill Andrews Receives Thomas Jefferson Award

October 29, 2015

Dr. Bill Andrews, esteemed Americanist colleague in the English Department, with an adjunct appointment in American Studies, has been honored with UNC’s Thomas Jefferson Award, presented annually to “that member of the academic community who through personal influence and performance … Read more