American Studies News
Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the American Studies Department, has been elected as co-chair of the Committee on Departments, Programs, and Centers of the American Studies Association (ASA).
Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of American Studies, was selected by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to be on the roster of Fulbright Specialists.
The School of Arts and Sciences will host the 2013 Lobene Lecture on Monday, November 4, featuring Jane Addams biographer, Louise W. Knight. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
A total of 18 freshman in the “Travels and Transformations” Learning Community spent three days in Montreal, Quebec, with Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of American Studies, and Dr. Jim Bowman, Assistant Professor of English.
This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Matthew Berry, a Political Science major and Communication/Journalism and American Studies minor. He was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life.
St. John Fisher College's American Studies Department will host the 5th Annual America Seen Photography Lecture, featuring photographer and urban planner, Sandy Sorlien on Thursday, April 11. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. and will take place in Basil 135.
On Friday, November 9, four St. John Fisher College faculty members will review and recap the 2012 presidential election, offering their insights and analysis of the campaigns, candidates, and the results.
Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the American Studies Department, was recently asked to be a guest on the Canadian television show, The Agenda with Steve Paiken
, which airs on TVO in Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the American Studies Department, was recently quoted in an article in the New York Times
that covered the presidential debates and the style of each candidate.
The Department of American Studies at St. John Fisher College will host the fourth annual “America Seen” photography lecture on Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m.
Wed., March 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Facilitator: Dr. Sharon Delmendo
Sharon Delmendo, Professor of English, specializes in American literature, American Studies, Asian-American/Philippine-American Studies, multicultural literature and Film Studies. She did much of the research for her first book, The Star-Entangled Banner: 100 Years of America in the Philippines (Rutgers University Press 2004; University of the Philippines 2005) during a year-long grant as Fulbright Professor of American Studies at De La Salle University, Manila. The Star-Entangled Banner was a finalist for a National Book Award in the Philippines. She was five years into her second book project a study of WWII films set in the Philippines made by Hollywood in collaboration with the US' Office of War Information entitled Pacific Theater: Reel War in the Philippines 1939-1950, when Director Noel Izon asked her to partner with him on An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines.
For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity...