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"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.


Car Art: How Lowriders teach us about Chicanx and Mexican-American History. Open to Artists, Students, Teachers and Community Member  Thursday September 28,2023 Spencer Museum of Art

AUMI Jam Sept 27, Oct 18, Nov 15

What is AUMI? The Adaptive Use Musical Instruments app enables you to play sounds and musical phrases through movement and gestures. We focus on improv techniques using the synth-like technology, rather than traditional musical phrasing and notes.

Congratulations to our AMS scholarship award winners!

Congratulations to our AMS scholarship award winners! GIANG NGUYEN DIEN Nadine Requardt Memorial Award for International Students LENA MOSE Yoshino Harmon Multicultural Scholars Award in American Studies XIMENA IBARRA

Congratulations to our Majors and Double Majors who are Graduating

We are proud of graduates and all of the hard work they have done. We are graduating the following people with an American Studies major. Some have a double major! Danielle Wolff, American Studies BA Kelly Henning, American Studies BA/Political Science BA

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