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After a 21-year career in the U.S. Army, John Bechtold is now a PhD student in UNC’s Department of American Studies, using photography as a means to discuss American public memory and cultural perceptions of war.

11/17/20
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American Studies Professor Von Diaz’s food politics article in the New York Times, a great piece about food as resistance and chefs who “make magic with whatever ingredients they have.”

11/17/20
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A digital humanities project PhD candidate Melissa Dollman manages, Tribesourcing Southwest Film Project, honored with an Innovation Award by National Digital Stewardship Alliance/Digital Library Federation at this year’s Digital Preservation 2020 conference.

11/17/20
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Artist, educator, and writer Marie T. Cochran will be the Lehman Brady Visiting Joint Chair Professor during the 2020–21 academic year.

11/17/20
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American Studies PhD student Anna Hamilton received a Southern Futures Award to support her work about climate change along the Matanzas River.

11/17/20
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Elijah Heyward, III, who received his American Studies PhD in May of 2018, now serves as the chief operating officer of the International African American Museum.

11/17/20
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Benjamin Frey, professor in American Studies, interviewed on the Top of Mind with Julie Rose podcast about endangered Native American languages.

11/17/20
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Annette Rodríguez, a professor in American Studies, shares her story about the Carolina Postdoctoral Fellowship for Faculty Diversity program.

11/17/20
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Sharon P. Holland, chair of American Studies at UNC, spearheaded the COVID-19 QTIPOC Survival Fund

11/16/20
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Celebrating AMST Seniors, Claire Goray

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The coronavirus crisis has resulted in m … Continued

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