Advanced Graduate Study in Liberal Arts

Master of Liberal Arts Ranked Among 20 Best and Most Affordable Master’s in Liberal Studies

MLA Best Masters Degrees Most Affordable

Advanced Academics Programs’ online Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program has been ranked among the 20 most affordable master’s in liberal studies online degrees at private colleges for 2018 by Best Master’s Degrees. This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database. A list of private colleges and universities offering online master’s in liberal read more…

Dr. Tristan Cabello’s Talk at the Alliance Francaise

Tristan Cabello

“The End of Eddy”: Sexuality, Literature and the New Left in France The publication of Edouard Louis’s The End of Eddy (2014) was a disruptive moment in French academic and literary circles. More than a coming-of-age novel, Louis’s books reframes the act of writing fiction into a transformative social/political experience. In this talk, Tristan Cabello read more…

Master of Liberal Arts Program Named the Best in the Nation

Johns Hopkins University’s online Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program has been recognized as the best in the country for 2018 by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions who have developed exceptional academic online programs for students looking to advance their knowledge, skills, and read more…

Black Queer History: Tristan Cabello’s Talk with Little Academy in August

Tristan Cabello

This course explores the history of black queer cultures in America. In continuous dialogues with mainstream black and LGBT cultures, black queer discourses have unceasingly redefined the boundaries of sexuality, class, color and gender through history. August  26, 2018 Information Dr. Tristan Cabello is Assistant Director of the Master of Liberal Arts program.

The End of Eddy: Tristan Cabello on Sexuality, Literature and The New Left in Contemporary France

Tristan Cabello

The publication of Edouard Louis’s The End of Eddy (2014) was disruptive moment in French academic and literary circles. More than a coming-of-age novel, Louis’s books reframes the act of writing fiction into a transformative social/political experience. In this talk, we will explore Louis’s intersectional representation of sexuality, his redefinition of fiction writing and the read more…

Master of Liberal Arts Program’s Fall 2017 Capstone Spotlight

Included below are profiles of some of our graduating students’ exceptional work in their Capstone courses. You will find a range of different projects represented, including theses, internship projects, and portfolios. When viewed together, it is clear to see the phenomenal breadth and depth of scholarship and inquiry our MLA students engage in during their read more…

Dr. Tristan Cabello Appointed as Assistant Director of Master of Liberal Arts

Tristan Cabello

Dr. Tristan Cabello has been appointed as the Assistant Director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program. Tristan was the Director of the American Studies Program and a Senior Professorial Lecturer in the Critical Race, Gender and Culture Studies Collaborative at American University. He was an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of read more…

MLA Program Alum Edward Gillespie and His Unique Approach to Police Officer Training

The Atlantic published an article about a 2004 Master of Liberal Arts Program Graduate, Edward Gillespie, and his unique, humanities-driven approach to police officer training in Baltimore. What Police Can Learn From Literature: The Baltimore Cops Studying Plato and James Baldwin Gillespie teaches a curriculum that includes literature, philosophy, and history. “You can get so into the read more…

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