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posted on: July 1, 2014
category: News

AMST Student Awards and Achievements

Congratulations to American Studies students for awards received and achievements attained over the past academic year (2013-2014)!  Our future depends on the contributions you make in our department and university and in local, national, and international communities.   AMERICAN STUDIES … Continue reading

posted on: July 1, 2014
category: News

AMST Graduate Merit Scholarships

The Department of American Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of the department’s Graduate Merit Scholarships for outstanding work. Congratulations to all awardees! Dissertation Scholarships ($10,000 each)Liné Kruse (PhD)Yu Jung Lee (PhD)Darlene Mortel (PhD)Yohei Sekiguchi (PhD)  Graduate Merit Scholarships … Continue reading

posted on: June 24, 2014
category: Museum Studies News

Jean Pitman: A Museum Studies Graduate Success Story

In the summer of 2013, a group of teenagers and an educator from the Wexner Center for the Arts spread out across a low-income neighborhood just a few blocks from the Ohio State campus. They fought through rain, sunburn and … Continue reading

posted on: March 28, 2014
category: News

Pizza & Talk Story Series, April 7th & 9th

**Please note: The April 25th Resume and Cover Letter Crash Course series has been cancelled. Come and join the American Studies Department to learn more about a career in film and media on Monday, April 7th.  If you are interested … Continue reading

posted on: March 5, 2014
category: News

Pizza and Talk Story Series

Come and join the American Studies Department for a pizza and talk story series on Thursday March 13th at 12:00pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 3rd floor).  This informal gathering invites conversation between students and professionals in the field.  You can … Continue reading

posted on: February 6, 2014
category: News

“Amigo” Screening and Panel

The American Studies Department, the Academy for Creative Media and the College of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the John Sayles Film Series.  Amigo, introduced by American Studies professor Joyce Mariano John Sayles  will join our audience for … Continue reading

posted on: February 6, 2014
category: News

“Amigo” Screening & Panel

A screening of John Sayles’ “Amigo” followed by a forum with the filmmaker with Vina Lanzona and Vernadette Gonzalez from the Center for Philippine Studies at UHM. Sayles is an award-winning director, writer, actor and author. He is credited with … Continue reading

posted on: February 6, 2014
category: News

John Sayles named 2014 Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals

John Sayles – known as one of the country’s godfathers of the independent film movement – has been named as the 2014 Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals. He will be giving a free public presentation about … Continue reading

posted on: January 30, 2014
category: News

AMST Open House

Please join us on February 7th for our first American Studies’ Open House for the semester.

posted on: January 7, 2014
category: News

AMST Scholarship Awards

The Department of American Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of the department’s Graduate Scholarship Awards for outstanding work.  Congratulations to all the awardees!   American Studies Outreach Dissertation Fellowship Award  ($10,000) Erline “Sunny” Greer   American Studies Outreach … Continue reading

posted on: November 19, 2013
category: Historic Preservation News

Experts at the Palace 29th Annual Lecture Series

Event information can be found in the link below.  We hope you can join us! Experts at the Palace Schedule

posted on: November 6, 2013
category: News

MA Student Yanli Luo Wins Award

Congratulations to American Studies MA student Yanli Luo, who has been awarded the K.S. Cheng Memorial Scholarship by the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Community and Alumni Relations. 

posted on: October 28, 2013
category: News

Announcement: American Studies Graduate Scholarships

The Department of American Studies is pleased to announce the establishment of American Studies Graduate Scholarships. The department is offering one dissertation fellowship of $10,000 and seven scholarships of $5,000 to outstanding graduate students in order to allow them to … Continue reading

posted on: October 10, 2013
category: Museum Studies News

Politics of Representation Symposium

Come and join us for “The Politics of Representation: Reflections on Controversial Issues in Museums and Related Places in Japan and Hawai‘i,” Nov. 1-2, Center for Korean Studies. The keynote address will take place at Bishop Museum on Nov. 1st, … Continue reading

posted on: September 25, 2013
category: News

John Sayles Film Series

The American Studies Department, the Academy for Creative Media and the College of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the John Sayles Film Series.  The film series begins this Thursday, September 26 at 4 p.m. in the Art Auditorium with The … Continue reading