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Upcoming Events

  • Public Humanities Presents

    Solidarity Has No Gender
    Friday, March 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Public Humanities Presents: "Solidarity Has No Gender: Reimagining Our Collective Roles in Reproductive Justice, Womanism, and Equity" Joyell Arvella, J.D. Joining info:...
  • Food Ethnography in the Time of Covid-19

    Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
    You are cordially invited to the virtual opening of "Food Ethnography in the Time of Covid-19," a photography exhibition. In our AMST403: Food Ethnography course, UMBC  American Studies students...
  • Translocal Research with Migrant and Deportee-Rights Activis

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
    This talk will describe “Project Solidarity,” a binational research and advocacy project designed to support deportee rights organizing in Mexico City and strengthen connections between U.S.-based...
  • This Land is (Not) Your Land

    Panel on Community Gardens and Land Precarity
    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    With POP! Farm, Whitelock Farm, Filbert Street Garden, Moderated By Baltimore Beat Editor, Lisa Snowden-McCray Red Emma's 1225 Cathedral St,  Baltimore, MD 21201
  • Guest Speaker Chris Newman

    Indigenous Heritage: Issues of Representation and Ownership
    Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
    Chris is a permaculturalist and an outspoken advocate of ecological, economic, and social sustainability in food. He's garnered both criticism and praise for 1.) advocating a moderate, pragmatic...
  • AMST Dept Chair Nicole King Participates in Symposium

    2017 Sound Studies Faculty Working Group
    Friday, May 5, 2017 at 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Featuring: Stephen Bradley, ART, "The Perfect Storm" Maleda Belilgne, AFST & ENGL, "Acoustic Afterlives: Sounding Geography in Black Text" Bryce Peake, MCS, "Sacred Soundscape and...
  • Celebrate the Release of Dr. Tamara Bhalla's New Book!

    Drop in any time between noon and 2pm
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Reading Together, Reading Apart: Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community • Discovering authenticity and identity in a book club. Often thought of as a solitary activity, the...
  • American Studies Students Present Research at URCAD 2017!

    Wednesday, April 26, All Day
    Four AMST Students Present Their Research at This Year's URCAD!
  • Free Pizza and Doughnuts with your AMST Department Chair!

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    What more information do you need? Free pizza and doughnuts!
  • Food for Thought featuring Dr. Warren Belasco

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    A panel on food insecurity issues facing our area and how we, as citizens and consumers, can help make a positive impact through large and small actions. Presented in partnership with UMBC....