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  • Symposium: Heritage and the Arab Spring

    Feb 28, 2014, Freer Art Gallery, Washington DC
    Friday, February 28, All Day
    The Arab Spring has launched political shifts that were once considered impossible. The movement also has increased global awareness of the power of social movements and the potential of...
  • Free pizza: Wed Feb 26 @ noon: FA 450

    Join the AMST Council of Majors for lunch
    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Lunch is on us! Please feel free to bring your friends.
  • American Studies Assocation conference

    The annual meeting of the ASA to be held in DC this year!
    Thursday, November 21, All Day
    Five UMBC faculty members will be participating in this year's ASA conference: Rebecca Adelman, "Saying Thank You to the Troops: On the Militarization of Gratitude" - Scheduled Time: Sat Nov...
  • Global Families, New Identities

    A panel on transnational and transracial adoption
    Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    The Mixed Race Initiative is an on-campus, student-directed project working to enhance global awareness about mixed heritage and its various forms of impact on personal, social, and cultural...
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Fifty Years after the March on Washington

    An Evening with Scholar David Levering Lewis
    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    This Humanities Forum is the Annual Du Bois Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies. The author of eight books and editor of two more, Lewis’s field is comparative history with...
  • AMST's Fall 2013 Reception

    Drop by to meet our students, faculty, and staff
    Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    You’re invited to AMST’s Welcome Week Reception! The American Studies Department invites AMST majors, minors, students, and friends to take a break from the first day of classes and join us as we...