Tag: American Studies
- Film & Conversation: Free Screening of Burn
The William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, American Studies Department, and Africana Studies Department invites you to see a film starring Marlon Brando.
- Film & Conversation: Free Screening of Lydia Bailey
The William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, American Studies Department, and Africana Studies Department invites you to see a film set during the Haitian Revolution.
- American Studies Open House
All undergraduate students are invited to join the American Studies Department for lunch, games, prizes, and information on American studies. Meet the faculty and your fellow students.
- Obama Haters, Trump Lovers, and the Future of Hate and Race in America Featuring Algernon Austin
The 2008 election of Barack Obama as president led many to proclaim that America had become post-racial. But the rise of Donald Trump and Obama-haters show this is not true.
- Symposium: They Took the Children Away
Learn about how Native American children were removed from their homes and sent to boarding schools.
- Newton Teacher’s Pop Culture Collection Comes to UMass Boston
Allan MacDougall Popular Culture Archive includes rare music artifacts, recordings, and documents.
- Noam Chomsky Speaks at UMass Boston
On Tuesday afternoon, a full audience of students, faculty, and community members welcomed Noam Chomsky to UMass Boston.
- New Honors College Hip-Hop Class Takes UMass Boston Students Beyond the Beat
Professor of American Studies Rachel Rubin and Boston-based rapper Akrobatik team up for a new class on the history and practice of hip-hop.
- Candidate Presentation: Colonial Intimacy and Counterinsurgency
Attend Dr. Man's presentation and learn more about "Making Filipino Americans in the Age of Decolonization."
- American Studies Open House
Come to our Open House to learn more about UMass Boston's American Studies Department.
- UMass Boston Grad Student Goes to ComicCon as Fan, Academic
American Studies student Alissa Butler studies a growing community of Disney fans who trade collectible lapel pins.
- Black-Asian Encounters: A Panel Discussion
Join the conversation as a panel of experts take on the complicated and important history and current state of social and cultural relations between African Americans and Asian Americans.
- Book Party: Inventing the Egghead
Join the American Studies Department and celebrate the publication of Assistant Professor of American Studies Aaron Lecklider’s first book.
- Harbor Gallery Showcasing New Work From Radical ‘80s Artist
Boston’s emergence as a hub for provocative art continues in February with a new exhibit at UMass Boston’s Harbor Gallery. Lifelines: Recent Work by Avram Finkelstein showcases never-before-seen contemporary pieces from one of the most influential radical artists of the 1980s.
- American Studies Book Party
Join us to celebrate the publication of Rachel Rubin's new book.
- Jeff Biggers, author of “State out of the Union”
Come Discuss the In-Depth Study of the so-called "Immigration Crisis" in Arizona with acclaimed journalist and commentator, Jeff Biggers
- 2012 Master’s Mentoring Award Goes to American Studies Expert Judith Smith
Smith has been lauded for the dedication and encouragement she gives to her graduate students for guiding them through the MA Program in American Studies.
- Visual and Popular Cultures of the Spanish-American War of 1898
"A remarkable feat of archival research....that will further our understanding of this complicated moment in American history."--David Brody, author of "Visualizing American Empire"
- OIRP Administrative Assistant Presents Paper at Conference in Germany
OIRP's Jennifer Skinnon, a UMass Boston American studies MA graduate, traveled to Heidelberg to present a paper she revised from her thesis.
- IDEAS Boston 2012
For the second consecutive year, the region’s leading thinkers come to UMass Boston to share their big ideas. Associate Professor of American Studies Lynnell Thomas is one of the featured speakers.