AMS :: ATX February 2014 Blog Archive


AMS :: ATX is a blog dedicated to representing the many activities and interests of the department of American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Together with the department’s Twitter feed, this blog exists to serve the AMS and Austin communities by acting as a hub for up-to-date information on events and opportunities at UT and beyond.

Contents: Announcement: Recent Grad Featured on New York Magazine's The Cut -- Announcement: Dr. Shirley Thompson Participates in Roundtable on "12 years a slave" -- Announcement: Dr. Ramzi Fawaz Lectures on "The Fantastic Four" -- Grad Research: Photoshopping American Studies -- Alumni Voices: Recent Grad Publishes Book on Austin Music in the '60s -- Announcement: Foodways Texas Joins UT AMS -- Departmental Theme: The American Superhero and American (In)Security -- Faculty Research: Dr. Karl Hagstrom Miller on "15 Minute History" -- Departmental Theme: Marxism in the U.S. and the Insecurity of "Progress" -- Announcement: Dr. Caleb Smith Lectures on Law and Literature -- 5(ish) Questions: A Conversation with Dr. Ramzi Fawaz