Current Program Initiatives

modern segregation

The questions the Modern Segregation Program Initiative will ask include (but are not limited to): Why and how is segregation maintained in housing, education, and work; in civic and communal associations; [read more]

race & popular music

This AMCS program initiative seeks to bring into more formal and productive conversation Americanist faculty who work on performance (theater, literature, history, film, music, television, social dance, [read more]

american intimacies

This AMCS program initiative seeks to bring into more formal and productive conversation Americanist faculty who work on intimate relationships in their historical and theoretical dimensions.

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visual & material culture

The Visual and Material Culture Initiative in American Culture Studies seeks to foster collaboration and exchange amongst scholars, critics and practitioners whose work is concerned with visual and material [read more]

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Material World of Modern Segregation Symposium: St. Louis in the Long Era of Ferguson

Women's Building Formal Lounge, Washington University in St. Louis