As of 15 December 2020 the RIAS Library will be closed to visitors, in compliance with the government measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus. These restrictions will be in force until 16 March 2021. In the meantime: stay safe!
"From the Vaults" is the RIAS library and archives blog, in which we highlight remarkable historical persons and events through documents from our collections.
The Netherlands American Studies Review is the student journal of the Netherlands American Studies Association (NASA). Two RIAS PhD candidates, Debby Esmeé de Vlugt and Celia Nijdam, are part of the Editorial Committee of this review. The Committee is looking for papers for their Spring 2021 edition.
The RIAS is pleased to offer a “Sustainable Freedoms Essay Prize” to a UCR student for the best essay on an issue that connects environmental issues to human rights. The essay may consist of a Senior Research Project or a term paper written for a specific UCR course.
On Thursday 21 January 2021, a day after Joe Biden's inauguration as President of the United States, the RIAS hosted the first Roosevelt lecture of 2021: "The Democratic Party and the US South: Past, Present, and Future."