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Department of American Studies Announces Fund in Honor of Dr. John Caughey 10 May 2013 | 06:58 pm

In honor Dr. John Caughey's retirement, the Department of American Studies has created the Dr. John Caughey Gift Fund to be used towards student and scholarly activities.

Laura Pulido – “Taking it to the Streets: Race, Popular Education and Local History” 26 Apr 2013 | 07:11 pm

Tuesday, April 30 4 – 6 p.m. Marie Mount, Maryland Room Presented as part of the annual Semana de la Latina by the U.S. Latina/o Studies Program.

Summer 2013 AMST Courses 18 Apr 2013 | 11:54 pm

Interested in getting ahead in American Studies? Enroll in our summer 2013 Courses! The Department of American Studies is offering interesting courses ranging in a variety of topics this summer.

Department Launches New Journal 16 Apr 2013 | 06:32 pm

AMST's new online journal will feature undergraduate, graduate, and faculty contributions and will seek to promote discussion about important topics in today's society.

Sheri Parks Gives Talk on “The Sacred Dark Feminine and the Strong Black Woman: Expectations for and of Black Female Students” 15 Apr 2013 | 07:13 pm

UMD Counseling Center hosts Sheri Parks as part of their Research and Development series. Wednesday, 4/17/13 0114 Shoemaker Building

AMST’s Gary Ford Produced Award-Winning Documentary 3 Apr 2013 | 01:09 am

"Justice is a Black Woman: The Life and Work of Constance Baker Motley" is a feature-length award-winning documentary based on the dissertation research of AMST Ph.D. student Gary Ford.

AMST Grad Student Douglas Ishii to Present at AAST Brown Bag 14 Mar 2013 | 12:27 am

"did you think when I opened my mouth: Asian American Indie Rock and the Middling Noise of Racialization" Friday, April 5th, 2013 12pm-1:30pm Location TBA

AMST Doctoral Student Darius Bost Appears on Ethelbert Miller’s “The Scholars” 6 Mar 2013 | 02:24 am

AMST graduate student, Darius Bost, recently appeared on Ethelbert Miller's program, The Scholars.

AMST Faculty and Students Awarded Grant to Develop iPhone App 27 Feb 2013 | 11:40 pm

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Farman, Jessica Walker, Paul Saiedi, Jarah Moesch, and Dan Greene of American Studies and to JB Wills of Digital Cultures and Creativity for their grant award from the Fut...

Interrupting Violence! Conversations with Ameena Matthews 21 Feb 2013 | 01:45 am

Monday, 2/25 screening of "The Interrupters" @ Hoff Theatre, Stamp Student Union, 5:30-7:30pm. Tuesday, 2/26 discussion, "Interrupting Violence: A Critical Dialogue" @ Busboys & Poets Hyattsville, Ho...

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