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Aug 10-14 – OI Summer School in Oklahoma: Native American Culture, Law, and Film 🗓

Aug 10-14 – OI Summer School in Oklahoma: Native American Culture, Law, and Film 🗓

Aug 10-14, 2020
The University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma, USA

In August 2020, the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies offers a Summer School to Norman, Oklahoma. Join us for workshop sessions on Indigenous filmmaking with directors and faculty from the University of Oklahoma’s American Indian Law and Film Studies Institutes, on field trips to tribal communities, law courts, schools, and indigenous cultural heritage centers, and experience on-campus life in a student residence hall.

For further information and registration, please contact Dr. Sonja Georgi.

You can download the poster for the event here.

Dec 9 – Info Session: American Studies Summer School 🗓

Dec 9 – Info Session: American Studies Summer School 🗓

Join the American Studies Summer School 2020!

The Civil Rights Movement, Southern Literature, and Southern Food & Music

Experience a unique and intensive research and learning opportunity focusing on the American South. The Obama Institute offers this three-week American Studies Summer School traveling through Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee from the end of July to mid-August. This educational trip provides students with courses in language, literature, and cultural studies. Starting in Little Rock, Arkansas and ending in Washington DC, participants will study the Civil Rights Movement, the history of food and music in the US South, and Southern Literature. They benefit from lectures, readings, and films, as well as on-site learning. Summer School participants can receive course credits in Independent Studies, Cultural Studies, or Written English.

INFO SESSION
Monday, December 9, 2019, 6 p.m., Room P 15
(Philosophicum)

If you cannot come to the info session but are interested in joining,
please contact Julia Velten (juvelten@uni-mainz.de).

You can download the flyer for the info session here.

Jan 21 – American Studies Summer School – Info Session 🗓

Jan 21 – American Studies Summer School – Info Session 🗓

Apply for the American Studies Summer School 2019!

The Civil Rights Movement, Southern Literature, and Southern Food & Music

Experience a unique and intensive research and learning opportunity focusing on the American South. The Obama Institute offers this three-week American Studies Summer School traveling through Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee from the end of July to mid-August. This educational trip provides students with courses in language, literature, and cultural studies. Starting in Little Rock, Arkansas and ending in Washington DC, participants will study the Civil Rights Movement, the history of food and music in the US South, and Southern Literature. They benefit from lectures, readings, and films, as well as on-site learning. Summer School participants can receive course credits in Independent Studies, Cultural Studies, or Written English.

Join our INFO SESSION
Monday, January 21 at 4pm, Room P 11
(Philosophicum)

If you cannot come to the info session, please contact:
Nina Heydt (niheydt@uni-mainz.de) or Julia Velten (juvelten@uni-mainz.de)