American Studies


American Studies Spring Conference, May 4, 2023 – Women’s Faculty Club

TWICE TOLD TALES Thursday, May 4, 2018 Women’s Faculty Club Lucy Ward Stebbins Lounge, UC Berkeley   10:00 AM  Coffee and Informal Welcome 10:40 Brandi Summers (Geography) / “Black City Futures” 11:20 Mark Brilliant (History) / “Gilded State: California and the Origins of America’s New Gilded Age, 1966-1983” (Excerpt) Noon-2:00

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American Studies Alumnus Calvin Nguyen Awarded the 2023 Tompkins Fellowship

The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to name Calvin Nguyen, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania, as the 2023 HABS-SAH Sally Kress Tompkins Fellow. The Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship, a joint program of SAH and the National Park Service’s Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), permits a graduate

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American Studies Majors Win Haas and SURF Scholarships

We are pleased to announce that….. Cassandra Branch is a new Haas Scholar. Her research project is “Silver Screen Sex Work: The Spectacular Mythology of ‘Prostitution’ in 1960s American Cinema.” Diana Choi is the Adam Z. Rice SURF recipient. Also, the following students will receive SURF support this summer for

UC Berkeley professor Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers wins world-renowned Dan David Prize

Excerpted from The Berkeleyan, 3/21/23   Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, UC Berkeley’s Chancellor’s Professor of History, recently won the prestigious Dan David Prize for her research that focuses on women and slavery. This global recognition for outstanding work in the study of the human past is given annually to up to nine recipients

NEWS FOR STUDENTS: New Fellowship – Farmlink FIELD Project

From American Studies graduate Claire Rider: I’m reaching out because I want to share what I’ve been working on: an immersive fellowship in the food industry. I work full-time at The Farmlink Project now, and have been focused on increasing our social impact in the food space. For the past couple months, I’ve