American Culture

Spring 2023 American Culture Program to explore labor, leisure, and music in the United States

The program, which will be held during Session 4, is open to full-time sophomore, junior, and senior Randolph students. The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 7.... READ MORE >>

Q&A with new faculty: Connor Kenaston

Connor Kenaston has always loved history, but he didn’t consider becoming a professional historian until college. “I remember the thrill of doing archival research for the first time and using what I found to craft an evidence-based argument about what happened, why, and why it matters,” said Kenaston, Randolph’s new Ainsworth Visiting Professor of American... READ MORE >>

American Culture students examine reproductive justice work

Students in the American Culture Program got a firsthand look at reproductive justice work this spring, visiting with organizations in North Carolina and Georgia. ... READ MORE >>

Josh Bulavko ’22 pursues passion for Native American history with RISE grant

“I wanted to visit the landscapes that I read about,” he said. “The Black Hills, the Crazy Horse Monument, Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Little Bighorn National Battlefield, Devil’s Tower, and so much more.”... READ MORE >>

American Culture students presenting Reproductive Justice Symposium in April

Created by women of color and indigenous women in the 1990s, the reproductive justice movement draws attention to unlawful controls placed on minority women’s bodies and how they experience reproductive health discrimination differently than white women.... READ MORE >>

Q&A with new faculty: Justina Licata

Justina Licata

Lincata is Randolph’s Ainsworth Visiting Professor of American Culture, a two-year position. ... READ MORE >>

American Culture Program will study "Spectacular Bodies"

Photo of students in a group

Participants in this year’s American Culture Program will travel to Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas to examine America’s fascination with the human body. Applications for the American Culture Program are due October 17.... READ MORE >>