Congratulations to AMS Graduate Student, Crystal Boson who has been awarded a Global South Fellowship from The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University. : The fellowship will provide $1,800 to help Crystal travel to New Orleans for research on her dissertation project, "Fleshing the Faith: Hoodoo, the Body, and the American Imaginary."
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Book Festival 2016
Civil Rights Movement? Think again
Saturday, April 9, 9 a.m.
Astronomy Room (CLA)
Featuring: Felipe Hinojosa, Ruben Flores, & Debbie Harwell
Thursday, April 28th
Pop-up Exhibition: 11AM - 3PM, Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center
Lunch and Learn 12:00-1:15PM
Exhibition curator William Anthony Nericcio
- CLAS names 1st associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (KU News link)
- Area Studies and the Problems of Global Histories (Guest Post, external link)
- Congratulations to Centennial Clogston, recipient of the Harmon Award in American Studies.
- Caleb Moreno
Lazaro and Imani Wadud were selected to participate in the highly competitive University of North Carolina and Duke University 2016 Summer Institute titled, “Towards a Non-Eurocentric Academia: Border Thinking and Decoloniality from Asia to Africa and from Europe to the Americas” from which articles produced by participants will be part of an edited book published by Duke University Press.
- Ben Schmack
Won the Katzman-Yetman Prize for best Graduate Student Paper, Mid America American Studies Association 2016
- William Adams
Awarded a Summer fellowship for 2016 from Black Metropolis Research Consortium. The award is to support research activities with primary sources materials available at Black Metropolis Research Consortium members institutions.
- 'White guilt' video kerfuffle: Should schools teach structural racism?
- Rachel Schwaller PhD candidate passed her Oral Comps with honors on February 8th
- News story: "For Black Lives Matter, MLK's Kind of Activism Isn't the Only Way" published in the Christian Science Monitor, which features our own Randal Jelks among the scholars interviewed. Our congratulations and thanks go to Professor Jelks for critically weighing in on the national discussion about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacies.
- Steve Marston, PhD candidate published an article in the Fall 2015 issue of Kansas History. “Spectacles of Speed: Masculinity, Modernity and Auto Racing in Kansas, 1909-1918” More info »
- Rebecca Barrett-Fox has a forthcoming book (University of Kansas Press June 2016), More info »
- Monique Laney wins prestigious book award, More info »
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