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 […]
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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…)