News

April 15, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Mary Lui will be the next master of Timothy Dwight College. Mary is currently the director of graduate studies in American Studies and...
April 1, 2015
The department is delighted to announce that Jonathan Holloway has recently been named the Edmund Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies...
March 31, 2015
Joshua Glick designed programming and contributed to the book catalogue for Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008. The traveling exhibition is the first...
March 31, 2015
Joshua Glick, John F. Kasson, and Charles Musser wrote for the catalog edited by Robin Jaffee Frank. “America’s playground,” Coney Island is a world-famous resort and...
March 17, 2015
Lauren Tilton, a doctoral candidate in American studies, talks about why she chose Yale and what she loves about the university. Tilton is co-director, with Professor Laura...
March 17, 2015
A hearty congratulations to David Brion Davis, Sterling Professor Emeritus of American History and Gilder Lehrman Center Founding Director, who has won the National Book...
February 26, 2015
Hazel Carby and Michael Denning were recently honored with lifetime achievement awards in their respective fields are featured in an interview in Yale News: “In conversation...

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