Faculty, Student, Alumni Notes

  • Judith Hamera, professor of dance in the Lewis Center for the Arts and American studies, has been appointed a 2021-22 Old Dominion Research Professor by the Humanities Council.
  • In The Atlantic, AMS executive committee member Anne Cheng, professor of English, writes about how brutal jokes on social media following the Atlanta tragedy speak to prejudice deeply ingrained and largely unacknowledged in American society.
  • In Le Monde, Assistant Professor of English and American Studies Paul Nadal describes how a literary movement has accompanied the term Asian American from the term’s emergence in the 1960s and 1970s.