News

November 14, 2018
  Pedro Regalado, Ph.D. candidate in the American Studies program. Women of color burst through in last week’s midterm elections to diversify America’s local and national...
October 30, 2018
Yale history professors Mary Lui and Joanne Freeman discussed the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 as part of “To Be a Citizen? The History of Becoming American,” the first...
October 10, 2018
Rebecca Jacobs, a graduate of Yale’s PhD program in American Studies, was on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show to discuss Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis, an...
September 24, 2018
We are delighted to announce yet another book award garnered by Professor Albert Laguna.  Laguna’s book Diversión was awarded the Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Book...
September 19, 2018
George Miles, the William Robertson Coe Curator of Western Americana was recently profiled in YaleNews on the occasion of the opening of his new curated exhibit, ‘Eye on the...
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September 13, 2018
Albert Laguna is the winner of the 2017 Peter C. Rollins Book Prize hosted by the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association. The Northeast Popular/American Culture...
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August 31, 2018
With great enthusiasm we announce that Lisa Lowe will be joining American Stuides. Lisa Lowe will begin her appointment in January 2019 as the Samuel Knight Professor of...