Life & Law in Rural America: Cows, Cars, and Criminals
March 25 - 26, 2016
Emily Prifogle, History Department
March 27 - 28, 2015
Olivier Burtin, History Department
Science and Religion
The 2011 American Studies
The Center for the Study of Religion
The second annual American Studies Graduate Student Conference, Southern Nation, organized by Anne Twitty, Sarah Milov, and Jessica Lowe, all of the History Department, was held on April 23 and 24, 2010. The keynote speaker was Professor Grace Hale of the History Department at the University of Virginia.
The first annual American Studies Graduate Student Conference, The Complex, organized by Lindsay Reckson, English and Nika Elder, Art & Archaeology, was held on May 2, 2009. The conference explored the various “complexes” that inform American Studies, and asked how American Studies can help us understand the strategies and subjects of “the complex”. The keynote speaker was Asst. Professor Mark Goble of the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley.