When speculation drives critical thinking and intellectual life thrives across boundaries,
we have the opportunity to expand modes of institutionalized learning.
The American Studies Collaboratory, Col(LAB), aims to provide an out-of-the-box, self-reflective research space and collaborative occasions. It seeks to bring curiosity, play, and invention back to our collective intellectual pursuits.
We invite you to join faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, artists, community organizers, and media makers, to engage in critical thinking coupled with innovative collaboration. Col(LAB) provides a framework where scholarship and creativity converge to nurture new connections and discoveries at the edges of our research practices.