ASA President's Statement on Black Lives Matter and the Rebellion of 2020

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Post date: June 7, 2020

Tony McDade. Breonna Taylor. Manuel Ellis. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd.

I am writing to you in my capacity as president of our organization to lift up these names and speak to the rebellion taking place in our midst across the United States and...

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Links to the next two Freedom Courses are here!

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: May 21, 2020

The Myth and Propaganda of Black Buying Power: A Book Discussion

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Collaborative Art Praxes: Collective Work, Solidarity, & World-Building

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NEH Offers Emergency Relief Funding to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus

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Post date: April 20, 2020

New CARES Act program offers up to $300,000 grants to stabilize humanities organizations nationwide.

 

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Council Endorses MLA Statement on COVID-19 and Academic Labor

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Post date: March 31, 2020

In March 2020, the MLA Executive Council approved (and the ASA Council endorsed) the following statement....

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Council Endorses American Sociological Association's Statement Regarding Faculty Review and Reappointment Processes During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Post date: March 23, 2020

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2020 Election Results

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: March 2, 2020

Voting in the ASA Election is now completed. The following members have been elected to three-year terms that shall last from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023.

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Joint Statement on Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Investigations into NYU and UCLA

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Post date: February 10, 2020

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Letter in support of Professor Lorgia García-Peña

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Post date: January 6, 2020

Dear President Larry Bacow, Provost Alan Garber, and Harvard Colleagues:

We are writing as the national leadership of the American Studies Association, which is the oldest and largest...

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Statement of Support with the (UK) University and College Union

Post date: December 2, 2019

On behalf of its membership, the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association sends a message of support and solidarity to the striking members of the University College Union (UCU). 

We support the strike action protesting falling pay, management's attempt to cut worker...

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The Solidarity Fund: Support for precarious members

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: November 4, 2019

The American Studies Association, as represented by its National Council, embarked on planning period this past year in response to the difficult realities we face as our profession and the fields we share in common are increasingly pressured by neoliberalized college and university...

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