ASA President's Statement on Black Lives Matter and the Rebellion of 2020

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: June 7, 2020

Tony McDade. Breonna Taylor. Manuel Ellis. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd.

I am writing to you in my capacity as president of our organization to lift up these names and speak to the rebellion taking place in our midst across the United States and around...

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American Studies Association Joins Growing Call for End to Korean War

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: August 2, 2021

On behalf of its membership, the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association (ASA), an academic organization with over 5,000 members in the United States and around the world, announced its support for a...

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Statement of Support and Solidarity: CAUT Censure of University of Toronto

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Post date: July 16, 2021

On behalf of its membership, the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association sends a message of support and solidarity to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). The CAUT is an umbrella organization of faculty associations and unions and represents over 70...

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Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism in American History

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: June 16, 2021

The American Association of University Professors, the American Historical Association, the Association of American Colleges & Universities, and PEN America have authored a...

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2021 Election Results

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: March 2, 2021

Voting in the ASA Election is now completed. The following members have been elected to three-year terms that shall last from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024.

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ASA Executive Committee’s letter to Ole Miss re: Prof. Garrett Felber

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: December 22, 2020

December 21, 2020

Chancellor Glenn Boyce
University of Mississippi

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Annual Awards Program of the American Studies Association (2020)

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: November 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 11, 2020
Press Contact: John F. Stephens, asamedia@theasa.net

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2020 Shelley Fisher Fishkin Award Winner

Post date: October 26, 2020

International Committee Press Release:

The International Committee of the ASA is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2020 Shelley Fisher Fishkin Award for International Scholarship in Transnational American...

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ASA Members Named 2020 MacArthur Fellows

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: October 6, 2020

“In the midst of civil unrest, a global pandemic, natural disasters, and conflagrations, this group of 21 exceptionally creative individuals offers a moment for celebration. They are asking critical questions, developing innovative technologies and public policies, enriching our understanding of...

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Executive Committee Endorses AHA statement on White House History Conference

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Post date: September 25, 2020

AHA Statement on the Recent "White House Conference on American History” (September 2020)

The AHA has issued a statement on last week’s “White House Conference on American History” deploring the tendentious use of history and history education to

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