ASA Member Marcia Chatelain Winner of 2021 Pulitzer Prize

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Post date: June 11, 2021

Congratulations to Marcia Chatelain for her remarkable book Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (Pulitzer Prize Winner in History).

The “stunning” (David W. Blight) untold history of how fast food became one of the greatest generators of black wealth in

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ASA Members Receive 2020 Awards for Books on Music, Literature, and History

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Post date: December 18, 2020

W. Anthony Sheppard, Marylin and Arthur Levitt Professor of Music at Williams College, won the American Musicological Society’s (AMS) 2020 Music in American Culture Award for his book ...

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"The Squad" Zoom event at Bridgewater State University, October 19, 2020, 2pm

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Post date: October 5, 2020

The American Studies program at Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater, MA) invites all members and friends of ASA to "The Squad: A Documentary Play on Women in Power," an academic/performance theatre Zoom event on Monday, October 19, 2020, 2pm. Free and open to the public.

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ASA WINS MAJOR VICTORY IN FEDERAL COURT OF APPEALS: Judges Affirm Dismissal of Lawsuit Filed by Bronner, et al. against ASA

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Post date: June 30, 2020

In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the lawsuit filed against the American Studies Association (ASA), its executive director, and eight former ASA officers or committee members:...

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Study the Humanities: Articulating Career Pathways

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Post date: February 21, 2020

By Scott Muir, Study the Humanities project director

Commentators have offered a variety of explanations for the widely observed decline in humanities majors and...

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ASA Members Among Recipients of Latest Round of NEH Grants

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Post date: April 17, 2019

Congratulations to all ASA Members receiving NEH Grants for their projects! The full press release from the NHA and a list of ASA grant winners appear below.

NHA Lauds Latest Round of NEH Grants

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ASA Members Among Recipients of 2019 ACLS Fellowships

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Post date: April 16, 2019

The ASA congratulates its members on receiving 2019 ACLS Fellowships! The full press release and a list of ASA member recipients can be found below.

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is proud to announce the 2019 ACLS Fellows. This year’s 81 fellows were selected by...

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ASA Members among Recipients of 2019-20 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowships

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Post date: April 16, 2019

The Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship celebrates and supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Each Fellow receives $50,000 to pursue a public-facing project.

The ...

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Elections Now Open for Voting

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Post date: January 15, 2019

The 2019 Election for the American Studies Association is now open for voting by active members.

This year, there are 18 candidates running for one of four positions: president, national council, student councilor, and nominating committee. For your consideration, each...

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ASA Members Among Recipients of NEH Grants

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Post date: August 8, 2018

The ASA congratulates its members on receiving National Endowment for the Humanities grants from the National Humanities Alliance. The full press release and list of ASA awardees appears below.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Humanities Alliance released the following...

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