On September 21, 2018, the Seminar of Young Scientists of ISCRAN was held under the guidance of the Scientific Director of the Institute of Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S.M. Rogov. The participants of the seminar made twelve reports and presentations in the direction of their research. In the discussion part of the seminar, the presented issues were discussed, the supervisor of ISCRAN expressed his comments and ideas. Regular holding of such seminars is a pledge of continuity of the school of American Studies at the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences.