Department Announcements

Chi Salon:  Inequality as Comorbidity

Wednesday, May 6 at 4:30 PM

Please join us for a virtual CHI Salon! The American Studies research group will be facilitating a discussion on how different communities in our society have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Panelists: Kiara Vigil, Jallicia Jolly, Lloyd Barba, Lili Kim, and Sony Coráñez Bolton. This event is restricted to the Amherst College community.

Professor Pawan Dhingra has published a new book, Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades and Good Behavior Are Not Enough, with New York University Press. 

Natives in Transit: Indian Entertainment, Urban Life, Activism from the 1930s to the 1970s


5-College Asian/Pacific/American Studies Symposium: "Looking Back to the Future: 20 Years of A/P/A Studies in the 5 Colleges

Looking Back to the Future

Dr. Theodore S. Gonzalves

Dr. Gonzalves will discuss the Smithsonian Institution's Ambitious Programming Challenge on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at 2:30 pm in Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather.