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Wise-Suseman Prize Winner – Kathryn Vaggalis

Each year at the ASA annual conference, award winners are announced for several prizes.*  This year’s Wise-Susman Prize Winner, Kathryn Vaggalis, kindly agreed to an interview with American Studies journal.                                                   … Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Lauren Rabinovitz

Dr. Lauren Rabinovitz is the guest editor for this year’s special edition of  American Studies (AMSJ): The Food issue. I interviewed her recently to get her views on research, teaching and the impetus for putting together a journal issue focusing on food. Dr. Rabinovitz’s work ranges from books about women in film, to digital projects … Continue reading

Interview – Matthew Frye Jacobson on Why I Became a Historian

By Randall Stephens  This article originally appeared on the blog The Historical Society on May 29, 2013. Matthew Frye Jacobson, interviewed in the video posted here, is the William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies and History at Yale University.  He is the outgoing president of the American Studies Association.  He’s also the author of What Have They Built You … Continue reading

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