On February 13, 2014 at the International Black Sea University the U.S Embassy Public Affairs Office headed by the Cultural Attaché James Dewey in cooperation with the American Studies Department held a presentation dedicated to the National African American History month. National African American History is an important direction of research in American Studies. Prof.Dr. Tamar Shioshvili, Dean of Humanities, welcomed students, professors. The U.S. Embassy representatives and Kristin Shouba from Public Affairs Section (PAS) made presentations.