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Congratulations Dr. Cervantes!

AUMI Jam Songs Featured in Kaw Valley Film Festival

Lydia Epp Schmidt Awarded the Huntington Travel Grant to Travel to London

Scholars from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco, México Visit American Studies and KU


"This sophisticated hell of murder and misery": My Grandfather's Journey from National Socialist Camps to Postwar Ostracism and Oblivion

AUMI Book Celebration on February 8!!!!!!

We are delighted to share that a big collaborative book that Ray Mizumura-Pence and Sherrie Tucker worked on as members of the Editorial Collective and as authors, . 

Randal Jelks, “We Want an America That Will Be Ours”: Langston Hughes’s Dream of Democracy (Tuttle Lecture)

“We Want an America That Will Be Ours”: Langston Hughes’s Dream of Democracy Randal Jelks, Professor, Indiana University THU FEB 1, 4:00 PM Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Memorial Union "We Want an America That Will Be Ours" is a fiery line from a 1935 speech given by Langston Hughes titled "To Negr

Tuttle Lecture 2024


Listen to the AUMI Jam Songs from our last Jam Session

Fire Through Dry Grass-POV

About: Wearing snapback caps and Air Jordans, the Reality Poets aren’t typical nursing home residents. In Fire Through Dry Grass, these young, Black and brown disabled artists document their lives on lockdown during Covid, their rhymes underscoring the danger and imprisonment they feel.

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