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  • Dear White People: Screening + Dialogue

    Featuring Kimberly Moffitt & Damon Turner
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The film Dear White People follows the lives of four black students at an Ivy League college. Director and writer Justin Simien says, “My film is about identity. It's about the difference between...
  • You are invited to AMST's Welcome Week Reception!

    Meet AMST faculty, staff, and fellow students! Eat & drink!
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Open to all students who would like to learn more about American Studies at UMBC — including our Council of Majors and the department’s individualized and interdisciplinary approach to the...
  • Campus Teach-In On Baltimore

    Friday, May 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM
    TO: The Campus Community FROM: Provost Philip Rous and CAHSS Dean Scott Casper In light of the recent events in Baltimore City, we are planning a teach-in with the UMBC community to offer an...
  • Campus Teach-In Regarding Baltimore

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    TO: The Campus Community FROM: Provost Philip Rous and CAHSS Dean Scott Casper In light of the recent events in Baltimore City, we are planning a teach-in with the UMBC community to offer an...
  • AMST Alum Prof. Trevor J. Blank is this year's URCAD Speaker

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Trevor J. Blank is an assistant professor of communication at the State University of New York at Potsdam, where he teaches courses in folklore, mass media, and digital culture and researches...
  • M. K. Asante comes to UMBC: March 25

    Professor, activist, rapper & documentary filmmaker
    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    M. K. Asante is a professor of creative writing and film in the Department of English and Language Arts at Morgan State University as well as an author, activist, rapper and documentary filmmaker....
  • Gaby Pacheco delivers the 2015 Korenman Lecture

    The Narrative of an Undocumented Immigrant Woman in the U.S.
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Immigrant rights activist Maria Gabriela Pacheco is a prominent figure in the national immigrant rights movement and is currently the Program Director of TheDream.US, a national organization that...
  • Aletheia Chin speaks about the Onggi Project: March 5

    On Korean Communities in Station North
    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
    Baltimore Traces: Stories of the City’s Changing Neighborhoods Presents Aletheia Hyun-Jin Shin Maryland College of Arts (MICA) Community Arts on the Onngi Project in Station North March 5 ITE...
  • Filmmaker Jude Lombardi and Gentrification k(NOT): March 3

    How is gentrificaition different from revitalization?
    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
    A screening of the 2013 documentary Gentrification k(NOT) with activist, social worker, sociologist, and filmmaker Jude Lombardi Gentrification k(NOT)  explores the meaning of the term...
  • Winter 2014 Undergraduate Commencement

    Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Procession begins promptly – 9:40 a.m