pronunciation: \mir-ē-əd\ noun [Greek myriad-, myrias, from myrioi countless, ten thousand]
1: a great number <a myriad of ideas> 2: innumerable both numerous and diverse <myriad topics> 3: having innumerable aspects or elements <the myriad activity of the new land — Meridel Le Sueur>
Webster’s Tenth Collegiate Dictionary
Myriad is a fitting title for the magazine produced each year by the American Studies department. American Studies is one of the most vibrant and inclusive disciplines, bringing together a wide range of fields including history, literature, sociology, anthropology, ethnic studies, and feminist studies. As a national leader the program is known for drawing together open-minded and innovative scholars and encompassing myriad methods, histories, and cultures.
The late professor was not your typical American studies academic
By David D. Hall09/11/08
"I think of teaching as a kind of jazz performance..."
Q&A with Kate Tyler09/11/08
"She routinely draws students into the palm of her hand..."
by Riv Ellen Prell09/09/08
by Roderick Ferguson, Associate Professor09/11/08
Alumna Sharon Leon uses technology to engage young history students
Sharon M. Leon, Ph.D. ’0409/11/08
Grad student Jason Ruiz examines early travel discourse
By Jason Ruiz, Ph.D. ’0809/11/08