American Studies

Kathryn Lofton gives 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony keynote address

Kathryn Lofton – award-winning Yale professor, author, graduate alumna of UNC-Chapel Hill – to give 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony keynote address

Research ‘snapshots’ reveal connections

The Graduate School honors students, recent alumni for contributions benefiting N.C. communities now and in the future; Horizon Awards are new for 2017.

Theda Perdue: Academic superhero

Theda Perdue has amassed many accolades and achievements during her career of 30-plus years. She says her most rewarding role can be summed up in three words: graduate student mentor.

New Voices Telling the American Story

New interdisciplinary Ph.D. explores many facets of America
“Isn’t it great that in the very first year we attracted students from such a variety of backgrounds and with such different interests?”
–Joy Kasson
What does “American” mean?
Answering that question is a nuanced and expansive task for scholars in American studies.

“People think they know what it means when we talk about America, but there […]

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