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In Honor of James Oliver Horton: Addressing the “Tough Stuff” of American History and Memory

Please join us for the following memorial program: In Honor of James Oliver Horton: Addressing the “Tough Stuff” of American History and Memory This two-day program honors James Oliver Horton, George Washington University professor emeritus, scholar, and public historian who … Continue reading



A Conversation with Maja Clark!

Please join us for a conversation with Maja Clark, Head of Collection Information and Digital Assets, LACMA.  Maja will talk about her current work priorities at the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) – the largest art museum in the … Continue reading



Congratulate to Brooke Newell!

We would like to congratulate Brooke Newell on her marriage.  Best wishes on this wonderful journey!  



Congratulations to Troy Andrade!

Congratulations to one of our alumni, Troy Andrade, for winning the national recognition from the American Bar Association (ABA) as one of the Top 40 Young Lawyers for 2017!  We are so proud of you.  For more details, please visit: … Continue reading



Meet and Greet

Please join us on Friday, August 25 to welcome new graduate students to the American Studies Program!   For more details, please see the flyer below.   



A Talk by Dr. Robert Perkinson

You are invited to an upcoming public talk by Dr. Robert Perkinson. “Dismantling Mass Incarceration: Prospects for Reform” Date:   Wednesday, August 16, 2017  Time:  5:30 p.m. Place:  Ali’iolani Hale, 417 S. King St. For further details, please see below: … Continue reading



American Studies Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to American Studies students for awards and achievements attained over the past academic year (Fall 2016 and Spring 2017). We would also like to congratulate our 2017-2018 scholarship recipients. Our future depends on the contributions you make in our … Continue reading



Congratulations Shannon!

Congratulations to the best student worker, Shannon Yoshikawa!  She is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Biology. Shannon will be working at the Hawai′i Blood Bank starting on Monday, May 15th. We are so proud of you….best … Continue reading



Congratulations to our own Brandy McDougall!

We are so proud to announce that Brandy McDougall was chosen by her peers as the recipient for this year’s Beatrice Medicine Award for Published Monograph for her book Finding Meaning: Kaona and Contemporary Hawaiian Literature.     



Congratulations to one of our PhD students, Marimas Mostiller!

We are delighted to announce that Marimas Mostiller has received the Ashton Welch Memorial Student Travel Fund Award at the 45th Annual National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) conference on March 24, 2017 for her presentation titled “The Limits and … Continue reading