News & Events

Thursday, February 16, 2017 to Saturday, February 18, 2017

Every year the Center for American Studies hosts a summer enrichment program for low-income NYC high school students called 

American Studies postdoctoral research scholar Luke Mayville recently published an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer. In it, Mayville dis

At 7pm on Thursday, February 16th Jean-Christophe Cloutier and Brent Hayes Edwards will discuss the

American Studies students Lorenzo Gibson '16 (far left) and Riley Jones '17 (third from left) with former  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as sh

In the spring of 2015 students in Eric Foner's "Columbia and Slavery" course researched ties between the university and slavery.

In his book The Salome Ensemble, Board of Visitors member Al

On December 13, American Studies graduate Benji de la Piedra (CC '14) will be participating in the

On the centennial of John Dewey's classic Democracy and Education (1916), Columbia's Center for American Studies is sponsoring a day-long

Explaining the great economic and demographic shifts that fueled the rise of Trump

Luke Mayville presents the first extended exploration of John Adams’s preoccupation with a problem that has a renewed urgency today: the way in whi

Benji de la Piedra drew on his studies in literature, sociology, and history to create an interdisciplinary thesis grounded in fiction and history.