2019  American Studiesrss

  • September 23, 2019

    Tales of brutality and survival

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead enthralled a Santa Cruz crowd with stories from Nickel Boys, his new bestselling novel based on the horrifying true story of a notorious reform school in the Florida Panhandle.

  • January 07, 2019

    UC Santa Cruz historian and founding faculty member John Dizikes dies at 86

    John Dizikes, a professor emeritus of American Studies and a founding member of the faculty of the University of California, Santa Cruz, died at his home in Santa Cruz on December 26, 2018.