American Studies NEWS

Rochester PD Internship

Aspiring to work in law enforcement for as long as he can remember, John Hillenbrand '17, a sociology major and American studies minor, has recently been accepted into a summer internship program with the Rochester Police Department (RPD). Hillenbrand will work with the quartermaster of the RPD, taking on responsibility for uniforms, equipment and supplies used by the department. "I will be able ...  More >>


Alum New AD at Archbishop Curley High School

A recent news article from Press Box Baltimore features alum Matt Hatton '01 and his new appointment as athletic director at Archbishop Curley High School in Baltimore, Md. The piece discussed Hatton's trajectory as a graduate of Hobart College into his professional coaching career. "I wasn't one of those guys who graduated from college knowing that I wanted to coach," Hatton is quoted as saying....  More >>


American Studies Seniors Present

Presenting research from their capstone seminar, HWS American Studies majors William Fix '15, Kelsey Goggin '15, Olivia Lowenberg '15 and Connor Rehbaum '15 traveled to Rochester, N.Y. for the first Upstate New York American Studies Undergraduate Research Conference. The HWS students joined undergraduates from colleges and universities across the Upstate New York region for an opportunity to exch...  More >>


Three Inducted to Epsilon Alpha Kappa

This semester, American studies majors Maximilian Eyle '15, Olivia Lowenberg '15 and Morgan Mayer '16 were inducted into Epsilon Alpha Kappa, the American studies honor society. "As I often tell my students, American studies helps the fish see the water," says Assistant Professor of American Studies Elizabeth Belanger. "All three of these students have risen to the challenge of viewing the world ...  More >>


An Evening of American Negro Spirituals

A concert featuring François S. Clemmons, tenor, and Kate Gridley, pianist, will be performed in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. The concert, "Fifty Years After Selma: an Evening of American Negro Spirituals," will include musical selections titled "Ah Woke Up This Morning With My Mind," "Lil Boy How Ol' Are You," and "Everytime I Feel the Spirit" among others....  More >>


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