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  • Karen Cox interviews Prof. King in Pop South

    Reflections on the South in Popular Culture
    For this installment of Porch Talk, Pop South interviews Nicole King, Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about her new book Sombreros and...
    Posted: January 28, 2015 5:06 PM
  • Arnold Prize for Outstanding Writing on Baltimore History

    Revised Submission Deadline: February 16, 2015
    Thanks to the generosity of the Byrnes Family In Memory of Joseph R. and Anne S. Byrnes the Baltimore City Historical Society presents an annual Joseph L. Arnold Prize for Outstanding Writing on...
    Posted: January 28, 2015 11:24 AM
  • The latest from the Assoc for Critical Heritage Studies

    by Michelle Stefano
    Happy 2015! I hope your holidays were good and relaxing. I am writing to keep the ball rolling with our US Chapter of ACHS, which did gain some momentum at the recent ACHS conference at the...
    Posted: January 18, 2015 3:57 PM
  • Professors King & Shewbridge receive Hrabowski Grant!

    Nicole King (AMST) and Bill Shewbridge (MCS) were awarded a grant from the Hrabowski Innovation Fund for their project, Emerging Media Across the Curriculum. “Baltimore Stories” is a collaborative...
    Posted: December 23, 2014 3:13 AM
  • Congratulations to AMST majors/minors who graduated today!

    Click here for a full list of AMST majors and minors who graduated.
    Posted: December 18, 2014 3:22 PM
  • Dr King featured in the UK's Guardian

    Murder mystery is not just a whodunnit; it's real life
    The podcast phenomenon has shone a light on the outskirts of the city where residents, police and amateur sleuths live with the fallout from a 1999 killing.
    Posted: December 8, 2014 4:56 PM
  • Call for Applicants: 2015 Inst. for Critical Social Inquiry

    With Talal Asad, Simon Critchley & Patricia Williams
    The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI) at the New School for Social Research is now accepting applications for Summer 2015 on a rolling basis. Each summer, we offer advanced graduate...
    Posted: December 3, 2014 12:05 PM
  • Call for Papers: 2015 CHASA Conference

    Theme: Urban Places, Digital Spaces
    The 2015 meeting theme “Urban Places, Digital Spaces” will investigate issues of place and space as well as the role of media and digital culture in an urban context. Papers may explore the impact...
    Posted: December 1, 2014 4:48 PM
  • NEW COURSE! AMST 369 Filipino American Cultural Studies

    This interdisciplinary course offers a survey of Filipino American experiences, including, but not limited to analyses of labor migration from the Philippines to various points of settlement in...
    Posted: November 20, 2014 7:26 PM
  • NEW COURSE! Spring 2015: AMST 345 Indigenous Heritage

    Students will engage with the key issues that pertain to Indigenous heritage, its making, uses, and safeguarding at international, national, and local levels. Indigenous heritage can be understood...
    Posted: November 20, 2014 6:45 PM