The Shelley Fisher Fishkin Prize for International Scholarship in Transnational American Studies

Post date: June 4, 2019

The International Committee of the American Studies Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Shelley Fisher Fishkin Prize for International Scholarship in Transnational American Studies.

Shelley Fisher Fishkin's leadership in creating crossroads for international scholarly...

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Letter Regarding Yale's ER&M Program

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Post date: April 6, 2019

6 April 2019

Dean Tamar Szabó Gendler
Yale University
1 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT  06511

Dear Dean Gendler:

We write as the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association (ASA) to urge you to act swiftly to remedy the untenable conditions...

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Statement in Support of the Kia'i of Mauna Kea

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Post date: April 6, 2019

We write on behalf of the Executive Committee of the National Council of the American Studies Association, the oldest and largest scholarly association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of U.S. cultures and histories, to support an international divestment movement to halt the building of...

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2019 Election Results

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Post date: March 4, 2019

Voting in the ASA Election is now completed. The following members have been elected to three-year terms that shall last from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022.

President-elect
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside

Council

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To the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, in Defense of Angela Davis

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Post date: January 10, 2019

Dear Mayor Randall Woodfin, Members of the BCRI Board and Council Members of the City of Birmingham,

We write to you today as the Executive Committee of the National Council of the American Studies Association. The ASA is the oldest and largest scholarly organization devoted to the...

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Statement on White Supremacist Violence in Pittsburgh (2018)

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Post date: November 4, 2018

As the oldest and largest scholarly association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of U.S. cultures and histories and as an organization committed to critical thinking and public discussion, the American Studies Association mourns the loss of Jewish life at the Tree of Life synagogue in...

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Annual Awards Ceremony (2018)

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Post date: October 23, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2018

Press Contact: John F. Stephens, asamedia@theasa.net
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For additional information about the...

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Journal of Academic Freedom Explores Free Speech

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Post date: September 29, 2018

BY RACHEL IDA BUFF

We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 9 of the AAUP’s Journal of Academic Freedom. The journal features recent scholarship on academic freedom and its relation to contemporary crises of austerity, shared governance, tenure, and collective...

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ASA Sports Studies Caucus Statement on NFL Anthem Policy

Post date: May 24, 2018

We, the undersigned members of the Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association, strongly condemn the National Football League’s new national anthem policy. The policy, announced Wednesday, May 23, 2018, allows the league to fine or penalize teams when players choose to...

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Open Letter of Support: Justice for Colten Boushie

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Post date: April 2, 2018

Dear Members:

On 11 February 2018, Indigenous faculty members and allies published an open letter to University Presidents of Canadian post-secondary institutions. In...

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