In American Studies, we consider the history, politics, and cultures of the Americas from an interdisciplinary perspective. Historically grounded in English and History, the field now incorporates people, ideas, and methods from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our practice is a form of critical citizenship.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 12:30-1:30p, Ballantine Hall 004
Free food and conversation with American Studies faculty
Professor Karen Inouye
Thursday, September 22nd, 1:00-2:00p, Walnut Room, IMU
"Unearthing the Past in the Present"
COME SEE US -- Learn more about our BA degree!
What: College Majors Expo
When: Thursday, August 18th, 3:00-4:00p
Where: Alumni Hall
Lessie Frazier and Deborah Cohen
Global '68: From Imperialist Eugenics to the Erotics of Modernization
Wednesday, August 10th, 4:00p, Wells Library, room E460
NEWSGrace Shen will be a student speaker at the undergraduate commencement in May. She received the Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities. And finally, her paper "'I am not an American, I am a Human Being': History of Estelle Ishigo, a White American Renouncing her Whiteness" won first place in the Asian American Studies Undergraduate Essay contest.
Caitlin Reynolds received the 2016 Virginia La Follete Gunderson Award in recognition of the best essay written by an American Studies graduate student for her paper "Disconnected Justice: The Denial of Inernet Access in the United States Prison System." She also received a fall College of Arts and Sciences travel award.
Rasul Mowatt was recently featured in NUVO magazine (page 45) as Best of the Best Professors in Bloomington.