The Legacy and Future of Ethnic Studies at CUNY

Ethnic and Race Studies, Borough of Manhattan Community College (199 W. Chambers St. New York, NY 10007)

With roots in the intertwined movements of racial justice, anti-imperialism and liberation in the 1960s and 70s, the formation of ethnic studies in the United States changed how institutions of higher education teaches race, inequality and the very history of the nation....

American Studies and Cultural Narratives

University of Kentucky and the Bavarian American Academy (Lexington, KY)

The Summer Academy is a collaboration of the Bavarian American Academy and the University of Kentucky to explore a theme in American Studies through a combination of keynote lectures, group work-in-progress sessions, and cultural activities, over an eight-day period, with a nominal tuition (...

2023 Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association

ANZASA (Sydney Australia)

Connection and conflict: making and unmaking political communities in the Americas

In the last two decades, new modes of social connectivity and disruption have altered the way people inside and outside of the United States live, work, study, socialise, and, consequently, engage with...

Practicing Trust and Authority

Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg (Heidelberg, Germany)

Trust and authority
Studies show that American institutions and elites are experiencing a dramatic loss of authority and trust. Economic inequality, social and spatial segregation and a decaying infrastructure have undermined trust in the fairness and efficiency of...

Call for Papers: Moonscape of the Mind

Washington University in St. Louis

In May 1942, Isamu Noguchi voluntarily entered the Poston Internment Center, one of ten euphemistically-named ‘Relocation Centers’ established by Executive Order 9066. In response to his incarceration experiences in the Arizona desert, the sculptor made “My Arizona,” one of a series of abstract...

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