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Rebekah Jo Aycock and Nguyen-Dien each awarded a 2021 Summer Research Scholarship

Congratulations to Rebekah Jo Aycock and Nguyen-Dien on each being awarded a 2021 Summer Research Scholarship through KU Graduate Studies. The award provides funding to assist graduate students with conducting their thesis and dissertation research projects during the summer session.

Bobby Cervantes awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Congratulations to American Studies' graduate student, Bobby Cervantes on being awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for his dissertation Las Colonias: The Housing of Poverty in Modern Americas. This award supports PhD candidates in their final year of dissertation writ

Music & Social Justice Quaran/zine: Edition 1.2

Check out the latest edition of AUMI-KU InterArts' publication: "Music & Social Justice Quaran/zine" Edition 1.2 features Julie Unruh and the AUMI Jam Band perform Julie's poem, "Laundry."

Ray Pence featured in "Lewis Nkosi: The Black Psychiatrist | Flying Home: Texts, Perspectives, Homage"

Congratulations to KU American Studies' Ray Pence on being featured in a chapter of "Lewis Nkosi: The Black Psychiatrist | Flying Home: Texts, Perspectives, Homage," Astrid Starck-Adler, Dag Henrichsen (eds.).

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Elizabeth Wilhelm

Up next in our graduate student spotlights we have Elizabeth Wilhelm!

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Giang Nguyen-Dien

Kicking off day five of Graduate Student Appreciation Week we have Giang Nguyen-Dien! Giang is a 3rd year student studying the process of community building and identity formation of Vietnamese Americans in the Midwest. Scroll through to learn more about Giang and their work. 

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Bobby Cervantes

Up next in our AMS Graduate Student Spotlights we have Bobby Cervantes! Bobby is a 4th year student researching US poverty and its transnational contexts. Scroll through to learn more about Bobby and their work.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Neill Kennedy

Day four of Graduate Student Appreciation Week! Today we have Neill Kennedy! Neill is a 4th year student researching the intersections of race, space and place, immigration, settle colonialism, and racial capitalism. Scroll through to learn more about Neill and their work.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Rebekah Aycock

Our next AMS Graduate Student Spotlight is Rebekah Aycock! Rebekah is a 3rd-year PhD candidate researching the representations of burglary after the Civil War. Scroll through to learn more about Rebekah and their work.

Religious Studies 2021 Friends of the department lecture with Dr. Judith Weisenfeld, co-hosted by American Studies. 

Monday May 3rd at 7pm, check out Religious Studies 2021 Friends of the department lecture with Dr. Judith Weisenfeld, co-hosted by American Studies. 

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