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 around...

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News of Next Directions for the ASA

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Post date: August 22, 2022

Dear ASA Colleagues and Friends,

We are writing today with news of next directions for the American Studies Association. Before we make that announcement, we’re taking a moment to breathe with you in recognition of what the last few years and months have meant and will mean for us and our...

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From ASA President Shana L. Redmond

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Post date: July 4, 2022

Three days ago, in the midst of distress and exhaustion, I began my term as President of the American Studies Association. This constellation of scholars drives thought through intensive study and broad engagements, from organizing and solidarity movements to language preservation and...

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2022 Election Results

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Post date: March 2, 2022

Voting in the ASA Election is now completed. The following members have been elected to three-year terms that shall last from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025.

President-elect
Sharon Patricia Holland, University of North Carolina
...

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American Studies Association Awards Ceremony (2021)

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Post date: February 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2022
Presented at the 2021 Virtual Conference or by the Individual Committee

For additional information about the ASA Awards Program,...

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Deadline March 1, 2022: Elections & Book Awards

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Post date: February 13, 2022

Dear ASA Members:

The 2022 election period for the American Studies Association is quickly drawing to a close. All votes must be received by March 1, 2022.

To cast your vote, please...

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Resolution on Defending Academic Freedom Against Attacks on “Critical Race Theory”

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Post date: February 10, 2022

Dear Colleagues:

It pleases me to inform you that the ASA Executive Committee unanimously approved the Resolution on Defending Academic Freedom Against Attacks on “Critical Race Theory” at its January 31, 2022 meeting. 

This Resolution was...

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Critical Ethnic Studies Prize (2021)

Post date: December 1, 2021

The Critical Ethnic Studies Committee of the ASA is delighted to announce the winner of the 2021 Critical Ethnic Studies Prize.

This year we present the award to Dr. Rachel Jane Carroll, Lecturer in the African American and African...

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American Studies Association Joins Growing Call for End to Korean War

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Post date: August 2, 2021

On behalf of its membership, the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association (ASA), an academic organization with over 5,000 members in the United States and around the world, announced its support for a...

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Statement of Support and Solidarity: CAUT Censure of University of Toronto

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Post date: July 16, 2021

On behalf of its membership, the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association sends a message of support and solidarity to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). The CAUT is an umbrella organization of faculty associations and unions and represents over 70...

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