American studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides opportunities for students to study American culture, society, identity, and politics by combining coursework in a wide variety of disciplines 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.
- Screening of A Bright Shining LieSep097:00 PM - 9:00 PMThe Journalism Department will screen the movie A Bright Shining Lie, with guest speaker, Pulitzer Prize-winning war... Continue reading
- CCE Brown Bag: From Protest to Politics to Protest: The Long Civil Rights Movement TodaySep1112:30 PM - 1:25 PMJoin us for this week's Brown Bag discussion on "From Protest to Politics to Protest: The Long Civil Rights Movement... Continue reading
- Screening of PlatoonSep237:00 PM - 9:00 PMThe Journalism Department presents a screening of the movie Platoon.... Continue reading
- The Objects that Lived: The 9/11 Memorial and MuseumSep244:30 PM - 6:00 PMThe 9/11 Memorial, which opened in 2011, and the 9/11 Museum, which opened in 2014, have become enormously popular... Continue reading
- CCE Brown Bag: Memorializations of the Iraq War: The Politics of Visuality and the Erasure of WarSep2512:30 PM - 1:25 PMJoin us for this week's Brown Bag discussion on "Memorializations of the Iraq War: The Politics of Visuality and the... Continue reading
- Screening of We Were SoldiersOct077:00 PM - 9:00 PMThe Journalism Department screens the film We Were Soliders, with guest speaker newspaper correspondent and columnist... Continue reading
- An Evening with Maestra Cherríe MoragaOct154:30 PM - 6:00 PMWGSS is delighted to offer our University an evening with Maestra Cherríe Moraga. Seeing the confluence of the 30th... Continue reading
- Screening of The Hanoi HiltonOct217:00 PM - 9:00 PMThe Journalism Department screens the movie The Hanoi Hilton with guest speaker, Paul Galanti, an American P.O.W. during... Continue reading
- Screening of Full Metal JacketNov117:00 PM - 9:00 PMThe Journalism Department will screen the movie Full Metal Jacket.... Continue reading
- TAKE 30: How Does Richmond Appear in the Pages of a Contemporary Memoir?Nov194:30 PM - 5:00 PMJoin us for this month's TAKE 30 discussion at UR Downtown. Dr. Bert Ashe, Associate Professor of English and American... Continue reading