Research and Publications
The American Studies department publishes an annual newsletter:
Among the recent and upcoming publications authored by members of the American Studies department are the following:
Paul Atwood, War and Empire: The American Way of Life. Pluto Press, 2010.
Aaron Lecklider, Brainpower: Intelligence in American Culture from Einstein to the Egghead. Forthcoming, University of Pennsylvania Press.
Jeffrey Melnick, 9/11 Culture: America Under Construction. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Bonnie Miller, From Liberation to Conquest: The Visual and Popular Cultures of the Spanish-American War. Forthcoming, University of Massachusetts Press.
Marisol Negron, “Puerto Rican Rhythms: The Buying and Selling of Salsa Music in the U.S.” Odyssey: Stanford University Research Magazine. 1.1 (Spring 2002): 26-27.
Rachel Rubin, Immigration and American Popular Culture (with Jeffrey Melnick). New York University Press, 2006.
Judith Smith, Becoming Belafonte: Harry Belafonte’s Cultural Production in Music, Television and Film, 1946-1970. Forthcoming, University of Texas Press.
Shirley Suet-ling Tang, “Refugees, Veterans, and Continuing Pedagogies of PTSD in Asian American Studies” (with Peter Nien-chu Kiang). New Directions For Teaching and Learning 125 (Spring 2011). 77-87.
Lynnell Thomas. Desire and Disaster: Race, Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans Tourism. Forthcoming, Duke University Press.