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The Diamondback

The Clarice’s ‘Citizen: An American Lyric’ is an American reality

November 12, 2018 School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

How do our daily interactions affect racial dynamics in the U.S.? The cast of ‘Citizen’ explains.

Maryland Today

Soundtrack to Revolution

November 12, 2018 American Studies

Students explore changing role of black protest music.

Jewish Studies Professor Honored for Research on Ancient Israel

November 10, 2018 Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies

Matthew J. Suriano's book explores the representations of death in the Hebrew Bible.

Making the Grade Through Arts Education

November 07, 2018 School of Music

UMD professors are researching how studying the arts impacts academic achievement.

The Conversation

Op/Ed: Khashoggi Murder Draws Attention to Plight of Arab World's Critics

November 05, 2018 Communication

Post-Arab spring crackdowns caused many in movement to flee abroad.


When Boys Can't Be Boys

November 02, 2018 Women's Studies

Women's Studies Professor Ashwini Tambe weighs in on an article discussing the racial associations of the word "boy."

The Diamondback

“Glances From Infinity” Showcases the Diversity of UMD Faculty Work

November 02, 2018 Art

Among the items on display: paintings, sculptures and melted prescription bottles.


Trump Won Them. Republicans Rely on Them. But What is the Future of White Evangelicals?

November 02, 2018 American Studies

Data from the Public Religion Research Institute shows 78 percent of white evangelicals ages 18 to 29 are Republicans or Republicans that lean Independent.

The Wall Street Journal

Op/Ed: The Forgotten Soviet Famine

November 01, 2018 History

We remember what Stalin did to Ukraine but not Kazakhstan.