Executive Committee Statement on Confronting White Nationalism

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: August 6, 2019

White nationalists have been emboldened by the racist and xenophobic demagoguery emanating from within and beyond the White House. The Executive Committee of the American Studies Association stands in support of all who have been targeted and affected by white supremacist terrorism. Reasserting...

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Support of the Kia'i of Mauna Kea

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Post date: July 31, 2019

In April 2019, Executive Committee of the ASA published a statement in support of the kiʻai of Mauna Kea that endorsed “sustainable models of Indigenous stewardship” and criticized academic endeavors that seek justification through “the logics of settler...

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Executive Committee Statement regarding John Okada's 'No-No Boy'

Post date: June 25, 2019

In recent weeks, Penguin Classics’ decision to publish an edition of John Okada’s 1957 novel No-No Boy has been sharply criticized.  In our view, that criticism is warranted. It appears that Penguin Classics proceeded without consultation of the Okada estate or commitments to the...

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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

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
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)

Posted for ASA Office in Press Releases
Post date: October 23, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2018

Press Contact: John F. Stephens, asamedia@theasa.net
All requests for interviews should be submitted by email to the press contact
For additional information about the...

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