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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."

 

 


Student Spotlight

Vyta Baselice holding a blueprint

 

 

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

Harry Lewis talking with Dennis and Judy Shepard

MA student Harry Lewis moderates discussion of LGBT rights in America

MA student Harry Lewis was invited to moderate a discussion with Dennis and Judy Shepard, parents of the late Matthew Shepard.
Anayeli Nuñez

Helping Spanish Speakers at U.S. Immigration Services

Anayeli Nuñez (BA ’19) combined her love of history with her Spanish-speaking skills during an internship with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Black History Month graphic

Shania Stephen Interviews Michael Dyson

American Studies major Shania Stephen interviewed Michael Dyson, author and sociology professor at Georgetown University.

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