January 29, 2018
Senior American Studies major Tessa Bangs was announced today as a 2018 summer intern for The New York Times. Bangs, the current editor of Scholastic, will be working as a Multiplatform Editing intern at the Times' Editing Center in Gainesville, Fla.
January 22, 2018
Prof. Bob Schmuhl chronicled Donald Trump's first year in office, and what it means for the future, in "Politics as unusual: why America's 'forgotten citizens' stick by their champion," published by the Irish Independent.
November 08, 2017
November 06, 2017
As America prepares to mark a year since Donald Trump won the White House, Professor Robert Schmuhl looks at how the 45th commander-in-chief has lied, bullied and tweeted his way through his first 12 months, taking the presidency into unchartered territory. Read More >
October 24, 2017
Lessons from Breaking Bad: Why being an avid fan of the groundbreaking series inspired him to study negative representations of Latinos in popular culture. Read More >
September 26, 2017
Religion News Service published the following article last week regarding the first beatification of a US-born priest, quoting American Studies Professor Kathleen Cummings. Prof. Cummings comments on the national significance of the beatification, and what the beatification means for American Catholics. Read More >
September 22, 2017
Kathleen Sprows Cummings takes a look at the possible canonization of Father Stanley Rother. Read More >
September 21, 2017
September 19, 2017
Professor Bob Schmuhl delivered the keynote lecture at the Kennedy Summer School session in New Ross, Ireland last weekend. Schmuhl was among many big names in Irish and American politics who took the stage over the weekend. An article detailing the Kennedy Summer School from the New Ross Standard is below. Read More >
September 12, 2017
Professor Bob Schmuhl will give the keynote lecture at the 2017 Casement Gathering on September 15 in Kerry, Ireland.
A story from The Kerryman noting Schmuhl's lecture is below.
Expert on history of Irish-America to give keynote lecture at Casement Gathering '17
A leading US expert on the story of Irish-America is set to deliver the keynote lecture at this year's Tionól Mhic Easmainn (The Casement Gathering) in a must for history fans far and wide. Read More >