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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!

The Maness Lecture Welcomes Dr. Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

April 12, 2018

The Department of American Studies welcomed Dr. Joseph Ewoodzie Jr., Assistant Professor of Sociology at Davidson College, to speak at the 2018 Maness Lecture last night. Dr. Ewoodzie is an expert on the sociology of the formative years of hip-hop … Continued

Caldwell Family Artist-in-Residence 2018: Ronni Lundy

March 12, 2018

This Spring the Department of American Studies presents the 2018 Caldwell Family Artists-in-Residence. The residencies recognize the department’s long-standing commitment to including the arts in foundational curriculum and challenge it to forge interdisciplinary relationships with other departments and the broader … Continued

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!