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September 24, 2018
This September, the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association announced that Diversión had won the Peter C. Rollins Book Prize for 2018. Also this month, the Canadian...
September 13, 2018
Albert Laguna is the winner of the 2018 Peter C. Rollins Book Prize hosted by the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association. The Northeast Popular/American Culture...
August 31, 2018
The Programs in Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale University seek to hire a scholar with an accomplished record of research...
May 14, 2018
The Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Program (ER&M) is celebrating its largest-ever cohort of graduating seniors this year. The 31 majors, who will receive their diplomas...
May 8, 2018
In the wake of the recent accusations against Junot Díaz, many of us are asking ourselves not only how to respond to him, but also how to respond to his writing. Put...
Joseph Rodriguez: Untitled, ca. mid–late 1980s, inkjet print, 66 by 44 inches
April 3, 2018
Sebastián Pérez, Ph.D. student in American Studies and ER&M alumnus (2010), is currently a doctoral fellow at Williams. To read his article in Art in America Magazine...
Photo of Albert Laguna and his book cover called  Diversion, Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America
March 5, 2018
There was a time when Albert Laguna thought his father was the funniest man in the world. Until, that is, he began to research the topic of popular culture in Cuba for his...