On Wednesday, June 28th at 6:30pm, American Studies Board of Visitors member Alan Ginsberg will discuss his book, The Salome Ensemble: Rose Pastor Stokes, Anzia Yezeirska, Sonya Levine, and Jetta Gould at the New York Public Library.
Shaun Abreu, a participant in the inaugural Freedom and Citizenship program of 2009, wrote an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed with Upward Bound counselor Amber Moorer and Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY). Their essay defends the Upward Bound programs that President Trump's proposed budget would underfund through major cuts to TRIO spending.
American Studies major Maddy Matthews spoke about her experience in an interview for the Jack Miller Center's newsletter. The program "has allowed me to study liberal arts in the truest sense--to study an electric array of the humanities in order to make me a better person, citizen, and intellectual. "
Freedom and Citizenship Program
Beginning in 2009, the Center for American Studies has collaborated with the Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center on a program that introduces high school students to college-level work in the humanities and prepares them for lives as informed, responsible citizens.