Professors are often asked for advice about whether, where, and how to attend graduate school. Such advice is tricky to give in these times, as many of the graduate degrees most highly sought after by American Studies students are in fields with shrinking academic job markets. The high cost of graduate school and likelihood of […]
Welcome back everyone! Before we leave summer for the excitement of the new semester, Lindsey Smith has this report on a recent event co-sponsored by American Studies and spearheaded by Lydia Cheshewalla (thanks, Lydia, for including us!) and Fire Thief Productions, an indigenous-owned and operated film production unit in Tulsa. OSU American Studies and Firethief Productions hosted a screening […]
For those of you who have been itching to use more primary sources materials in your classes and to do so in an interactive way, Smithsonian has launched a new app called “Learning Lab,” which allows you and your students to search The Smithsonian’s digital collections, create tailored albums of artifacts related to a subject you are […]
As Director of American Studies, the question I am asked most frequently is “Are there any internships available in American Studies.” The follow up is: “If so, how do I go about getting one?” American studies does offer an internship course on a case-by-case basis under the designation AMST 4990 Internship in Am Studies. Students can take up […]
Thanks to everyone for another successful semester. Just a couple of notes to wrap up the semester: Congratulations to Nkem Ike, our 2016 Outstanding Senior in American Studies. Nkem’s senior thesis explores the issue of white masculinity in crisis and its portrayal in television and movies. Following graduation, she plans to attend graduate school to study […]
Greetings, American Studies community. Welcome to the new American Studies website. Please take a look at the features and report any bugs to the Director if you see them <email@example.com>.
I’m going to use this first post to provide updates from the recent Program meeting and foreshadow some of the upcoming features of the blog. (more…)