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For Human Rights Day on December 10th, Dr. Kanishka Chowdhury ranks the Top 10 Texts on Human Rights.

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American Culture & Difference student Carlee Diedrich contrasts what she calls volunteer and internship models of engagement, and discusses how she has come to appreciate critical engagement that asks students to examine their place in structures that both harm and shield from harm.

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This summer 14 American Culture and Difference faculty met for a seminar to discuss the current state of the discipline, to review/assess what the program has accomplished, and to explore ways in which we can improve/amend the program for the future.
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Read this short remembrance written by Dr. Todd Lawrence on the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's assassination.
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American Culture & Difference
On Saturday, October 11th, American Culture & Difference students participated in a field trip to the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post.
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The Guardian - UK
"Stuart Hall was a voice for misfits everywhere. That's his real legacy"
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Jimmy Longoria, a leading Hispanic artist, will share his journey to the Hispanicization of North America through art in a talk Tuesday, March 27.
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Kanishka Chowdhury
As director of the minor in American Culture and Difference (ACD), I often am asked about the program’s title. I have many answers to this question, but I often respond with another question: “How quickly,” I ask, “can you define the terms in the title?”
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Maggie Clemensen
Pop culture courses, including one on Harry Potter, are becoming more popular at St. Thomas and St. Kate's.
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