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  • UMBC Approves New Minor in Asian American Studies!

    UMBC’s Undergraduate Council unanimously approved a proposal from the Department of American Studies to create a Minor in Asian American Studies. The program will require 18 credits (6 courses):...
    Posted: December 16, 2016 1:55 PM
  • Apply for a 10-week paid internship at UVA

    Summer Undergraduate Research Program
    The Curry School of Education at UVA would like to invite current junior students to take part in the SURP program. The 2017 SURP Application is now available! The Summer Undergraduate Research...
    Posted: December 14, 2016 2:30 PM
  • Professor Bhalla Publishes New Book on U of Illinois Press

    "Bhalla's nuanced, sensitive analysis illuminates how nonacademic readers grapple with issues of authenticity, class, and gender as they engage with transnational South Asian literature. This...
    Posted: December 12, 2016 11:23 AM
  • Professor Theodore S.Gonzalves Elected President of the AAAS

    Theodore S. Gonzalves (associate professor of American Studies) has been elected the next president of the Association for Asian American Studies. Click on the link for the full story.
    Posted: December 7, 2016 12:35 PM
  • UMBC's Asian American Faculty Council Receives Approval

    It’s official, folks. The steering committee for the new Asian American Faculty Council received administration approval! The new group’s aims: to promote the recruitment and retention of faculty...
    Posted: November 30, 2016 3:46 PM
  • American Studies in France!

    This past week, AMST's Dr. Stefano taught on a masters program in Cultural Heritage Management at St. Etienne University (France), located in a deindustrialized city outside of Lyon. The students...
    Posted: November 28, 2016 12:09 PM
  • Hrabowski Joins College/Univ Presidents In Support of DACA

    America needs talent – and these students, who have been raised and educated in the United States, are already part of our national community. They represent what is best about America, and as...
    Posted: November 22, 2016 12:05 PM
  • Lights of Baltimore - Documentary Film – Internship Position

    Lights of Baltimore is a documentary film about the city in the aftermath of the 2015 Uprising and the relations between the communities and the police. The film asks: what has changed since the...
    Posted: November 21, 2016 11:36 AM
  • Apply for a 10-week summer internship

    Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Univ of Virginia
    The Curry School of Education at UVA would like to invite current junior students to take part in the SURP program. The 2017 SURP Application is now available! The Summer Undergraduate Research...
    Posted: November 10, 2016 11:48 AM
  • Spring 2017 URI internships in Baltimore

    Deadline: November 15
    Interns develop innovative pilot projects and conduct research to support restoration of Baltimore’s urban parks, natural resources, and neighborhoods. Projects are involved in research and...
    Posted: October 26, 2016 3:35 PM