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Kerstin Müller: An AMS student from Germany

Kerstin Müller—who had visited America twice before coming to Smith—was prepared for the adjustment of living in the United States at Smith College, where she’ll be receiving a Diploma in American Studies.

Coming to Smith from the University of Hamburg in Germany with a bachelor’s in political science, Kerstin first traveled the United States when […]

Two AMS students experience Smith

Here is another in our series of profiles of American Studies Diploma program (AMS) students. It covers the experience of two students: Rajbir Purewal and Marijn Freud.

Rajbir Purewal, AMS

Rajbir Purewal is a twenty-two year old economic student from Geneva, Switzerland who has roots in India. Rajbir is unlike […]

American Studies Diploma alumni raise money for the program

As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, the alumni of Smith College’s Diploma in American Studies Program have launched a fundraising effort to raise money for the Peter and Hedy Rose Diploma in American Studies Program Scholarship Fund.

The American Studies Diploma Program at Smith College—a one–year, one–of–a–kind opportunity for international students to study in the […]

GSC celebrates 50 years of American Studies program on Thursday

On Thursday, October 18, the Global Studies Center will celebrate 50 years of the American Studies Diploma Program (AMS)– interdisciplinary program for international students to complete a year of work in the study of American society and culture– with special guest and AMS alumna Vera Kutzinski ’79, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Vanderbilt […]

Save the Date: Global Studies Center celebrates 50 years of American Studies Diploma Program

This October, the Global Studies Center will celebrate 50 years of the American Studies Diploma Program with a program honoring the contributions of current & former directors Peter Rose, Jim Hicks, and Lane Hall-Witt.

Vera Kutzinski, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Vanderbilt University, Director of the Center for the Americas, Director of Alexander […]

American Studies alumni enjoy first reunion on campus

Photo: Smith College Diploma in American Studies 50 Year Reunion, Facebook.

Last weekend alumni from the Smith College Diploma in American Studies celebrated their 50 year reunion—their first on campus. Above, four alumni hold signs for the parade.

You can see more photos by visiting the Smith College Diploma in American Studies 50 […]

International Smithies to gather during Reunion II

If you’re coming to campus during Smith’s second reunion weekend, you are invited to an international reception to be held at the Global Studies Center in Wright Hall. All international Smithies are invited to attend.

International Reception Saturday, May 26, 2012 4-5 p.m. Global Studies Center Wright Hall

Come check out the Global […]

American Studies Diploma Program to celebrate 50th anniversary

Since its founding 50 years ago, over 400 men and women from all over the world have received the Diploma in American Studies (AMS) from Smith College.

This summer, more than three dozen of the program’s alumni will return to Smith to participate in the Smith College Reunion weekend. In addition to AMS programming, alumni […]

International film screenings on campus

In the coming weeks, Smith will screen a number of international films. The films, with subject matter ranging from a feature-length film about the Middle East to a short film and a student-made documentary, are free to view.

Today, Wednesday, April 11, The Syrian Bride will be shown in Seelye 106 at 7 p.m. The […]

Smith features interviews with AMS students

Liesa Ruelhmann and Lisa Kuzel are currently in the American Studies Diploma program.

This fall, Smith welcomed its fourth cohort of Global STRIDE (Student Research in Departments) Fellows. The program allows seven first-year fellows to apply stipends toward study-abroad costs or intensive language programs. As part of the Global Stride scholarship, this year’s […]