News

photo alex zhang
July 13, 2018
Alexander Zhang is the 2018 winner of the Lisa MacFarlane Prize awarded to the “best paper or project written and developed by an undergraduate located in New England on any...
photo Sylvia Ryerson
May 4, 2018
Our incoming Ph.D student, Sylvia Ryerson, just published this wonderful op-ed, “Building Prisons in Appalachia: The Region Deserves Better” in the Boston Review. 
photo crystal feimster
April 9, 2018
A hearty congratulations to Crystal Feimster, Associate Professor of African American Studies and American Studies, who has recently received this year’s Graduate Mentor...
April 2, 2018
Laura Renee Barraclough, newly designated as the Sarai K. Ribicoff Associate Professor of American Studies, teaches and conducts research on American cities, race, class, and...
April 2, 2018
Will’s just finished a new short film focused on the women of Chicago footwork called, I am the Queen. Please check it out on Fader magazine. http://www.thefader.com/...
March 23, 2018
A hearty cheers to Sebastian Perez, currently Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow in Latina/o Studies at Williams College. His research and teaching interests are focused on Latino/a...
March 10, 2018
Inderpal Grewal on her book Saving the Security State: Exceptional Citizens in Twenty-First-Century America In a nutshell…empires wax and wane, and what we are seeing today...