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August 29, 2016
American Studies extends a warm welcome to our new colleague, Tavia Nyong’o.  Professor Nyong’o is a renowned scholar of the African diaspora, performance studies...
August 14, 2016
Charles Musser co-curator with Jackie Stewart (University of Chicago) of Pioneers of African American Cinema just got a lot of attention, in particularly by the NY Times. To...
June 11, 2016
Zareena Grewal discusses Muhammad Ali’s life and legacy on CCTV. To listen to short interview on CCTV News, visit: https://youtu.be/bypQM4RjCkM.    
April 20, 2016
Chloe Taft, a postdoctoral associate and lecturer in American Studies at Yale, talked about her new book, From Steel to Slots: Casino Capitalism in the Postindustrial City (...
April 16, 2016
Professor Kathryn Lofton of Yale has been named the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) deputy dean for diversity and faculty development for the 2016-2017 academic year. The...
March 22, 2016
Albert Laguna is an assistant professor in American studies at Yale University.   President Obama’s trip to Cuba later this week, the first by a sitting U.S. president in 88...
March 20, 2016
“The Meaning of an Equestrian Center for Compton” Laura Barraclough, March 14th. Late last month, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an 18-year, $135...

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