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Mergen-Palmer Distinguished Lecture in American Studies

Dr. Melanie DuPuis giving the inaugural lecture, on the projector screen is a paragraph that reads, "that ideas about separating, purifying, demarcating and punishing transgressions have as their main function to impose system on an inherently untidy experience."

The annual Mergen-Palmer Lecture brings visiting scholars to GW to share their expertise with the campus community.

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Student Spotlight

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Each week, our department features a current or former student or member of our faculty who is emblematic of the talent of American Studies. 

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Department News

Obituaries and Memoirs: James Arthur Miller (1944–2015)

Which roles have literature, music, art and film played in the struggle for equality and social justice, and what are the political roles they should be playing?...How can a specifically local focus...

Craig Allen receives 2015-16 Chateaubriand Fellowship in the Humanities

We sat down to interview Craig Allen, a PhD candidate who has received the 2015-16 Chateaubriand Fellowship in the Humanities. Each year, the Chateubriand Fellowship offers doctoral students the...

Craig Lanier Allen receives 2015-16 Chateaubriand Fellowship in the Humanities

Craig Lanier Allen has won the 2015-2016 Chateaubriand Fellowship in the Humanities. Each year, the Chateubriand Fellowship offers doctoral students the opportunity to conduct subsidized research in...

 

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Department Weekly Newsletter

Published weekly during the academic year, our digital newsletter includes announcements, events, opportunities, and feature pieces recognizing our AMST community. 

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