American Studies

Oddyard, interdisciplinary student journal, published with support from American Studies

Oddyard, an interdisciplinary student journal, has published its third issue, “Third Places,” with support from the Interdisciplinary Program in American Studies. Founded by undergraduate students in several disciplines and schools on campus, Oddyard focuses on the interaction between art and the city. “Third Places” examines the titular concept, coined by sociologists Ramon Oldenburg and Dennis Brissett, which are places an individual may spend time between their home and work. Examples include parks, cafes, marketplaces, music venues, bars, libraries, and various other community oriented arenas.  The third issue was published in […]