American studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with opportunities to combine courses on the anthropology, art, history, journalism, literature, music, politics, religion and sociology of the United States into a single major.
- Ashe Feature in Richmond Times-Dispatch
English and American Studies professor Bert Ashe was profiled in the Richmond Times-Dispatch as he releases his book, "Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles."
- New Play Premieres
REMNANTS, co-written and co-directed by Dr. Patricia Herrera, recently premiered as part of the Theatre and Dance department's mainstage season. Style Weekly previewed the show.
- New Maurantonio Article
Dr. Nicole Maurantonio recently published "Remembering Rodney King: Myth, Racial Reconciliation, and Civil Rights History" in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
- Browder Named University Distinguished Educator
Dr. Laura Browder was named a 2014 University of Richmond Distinguished Educator
"Made in Church Hill," a multimedia exhibition that tells the story of the Church Hill neighborhood, opened at the Valentine Museum on January 22. The exhibition was developed collaboratively by students from UR, VCU, and Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (CHAT).
Digital America, an online journal on digital culture and American life, recently released their new issue.
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