Tessa Croker and American Girl

December 12th, 2017 in Uncategorized

On December 12, 2017, BU Today published a profile about AMNESP PhD candidate Tessa Croker, who recently landed a coveted job as an in-house historian for the American Girl company. You can read the article here.

Upcoming Event with AMNESP Alum

October 5th, 2017 in Uncategorized

AMNESP is excited to welcome back Dr. Margaret Creighton, who received her Ph.D. from the program in 1985. On October 19th at 6:15pm, Dr. Creighton will be hosting a conversation entitled “Getting from There to Here: Teaching, Tenuring, Writing, and (Maybe) Selling with and American Studies Degree.”

Creighton Poster

Upcoming Preservation Studies Lecture

September 28th, 2017 in Uncategorized


Upcoming Lecture: “Discovering Brando” by Professor Susan Mizruchi

September 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized


The 2017 AMNESP Newsletter is here!

July 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized

The 2017 edition of the Boston Americanist, the annual American & New England Studies Program newsletter, has officially been published. You can find information our last academic year and the achievements of your friends and colleagues here.

Upcoming Spring Events

February 8th, 2017 in Uncategorized

The American & New England Studies Program is excited to present the following events during Spring Semester 2017. Please email amnesp@bu.edu with any questions.

Gordon Lecture

Walker Lecture

Posters courtesy of AMNESP Ph.D. candidate PJ Carlino

Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello (Ph.D. 2002) Featured in Fulbright Scholar Program Video

November 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized

AMNESP alumna Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello (PhD. 2002) has been featured in a video by the Greek Fulbright Commission, which will be part of a larger video celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Scholar Program later this year. As the Greek scholar example, she speaks to education, teaching, public scholarship, and global exchange. You can view the video feature here.

Professor Duclos-Orsello is currently the Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Coordinator of American Studies, and Faculty Fellow for Service-Learning at Salem State University in Salem, MA.

Upcoming Event: “Technological Nationalism: Music, Print, and Provincial Anxiety in the Early Republic”

September 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized

AMNESP has partnered with the Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology to bring you a lecture by Professor Glenda Goodman of the University of Pennsylvania entitled “Technological Nationalism: Music, Print, and Provincial Anxiety in the Early Republic.”

Glenda Goodman Publicity

Will Moore invited to Winterthur Portfolio editorial board

September 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized

Professor and Program Director Will Moore has been invited to join the editorial board of Winterthur Portfolio. Founded in 1964 and published by the University of Chicago in association with the Winterthur Museum & Gardens, Winterthur Portfolio is the world’s preeminent journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship addressing American material culture. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/wp/current

Jan Seidler Ramirez featured in BU Today

September 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized

AMNESP Alum Jan Seidler Ramirez (Ph.D. 1985) was profiled recently by BU Today. Ramierz is the chief curator of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in Manhattan. To read more, click here: http://www.bu.edu/today/2016/9-11-memorial-museum-jan-seidler-ramirez/