Poster courtesy of AMNESP Ph.D. candidate PJ Carlino
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.
The American & New England Studies Program is excited to present the following events during Spring Semester 2017. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Posters courtesy of AMNESP Ph.D. candidate PJ Carlino
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”
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.”
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
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/
We have just completed another successful year here in the American & New England Studies Program, and we are excited to share the highlights with you. The program has a lot going on, including students graduating, faculty both arriving and retiring, students and alumni gathering at the annual meeting of the American Studies Association, and an upcoming trip to see the Pawtucket Red Sox. Details about all aspects of the program can be found in The Americanist 2016.