EVENT: Marxism in Culture Seminar (5.30pm, 29 April)

Marxism in Culture Seminar  Friday, 29 April 2016 17:30–19:30 Wolfson Room NB01 Institute of Historical Research Senate House, University of London http://www.history.ac.uk/events/seminars/132 Free and open to all Cathy Bergin (University of Brighton) ‘Internationalism and black agency in the African American radical Press (1918-1924)’ For at least two generations of black activists in the United States, the…

EVENTS: American Studies Events at King’s College London

PICTURING WOMEN DIRECTORS: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES AND CONTEMPORARY THEMES Seminar with Professor Yvonne Tasker from University of East Anglia 4th May, 5:30pm, K3.11, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London More information: goo.gl/JlP54B ‘FATAL FACILITY’: F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, BURTON RASCOE, AND THE LOST REVIEW OF THE GREAT GATSBY Seminar with Professor Sarah Churchwell from the School of Advanced Study, University…

REGISTRATION: American Topographics Conference (10 June)

AMERICAN TOPOGRAPHICS Photography and the American Landscape Conference June 10, 2016, Goldsmith’s University Details about registration can be found at: https://americantopographics.wordpress.com/registration/ Programme 9.00-9.30: Registration and coffee 9.30-10.45: AMERICAN AESTHETICS Chair: Christopher Lloyd Nicolas Brinded (Goldsmiths) – ‘Utopian Dreaming and the Sublime Aesthetic in Joel Sternfeld’s Sweet Earth and Terrence Malick’s Badlands’ Nicoló Giudice (University of…

EVENT: Ghost: Myth and Reality of the American Western Homeland (28 April-18 June 2016)

Exhibition: GHOST: Myth and Reality of the American Western Homestead Artist:  Sarah Dryden Venue:  Solent Showcase Gallery, Sir James Matthews Building, Above Bar, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 7NN When:  28 April 2016 – 18 June 2016 Preview:  27 April 2016 GHOST: Myth and Reality of the American Western Homestead is the latest exhibition at Southampton Solent University’s…

CFP: Remediating Images (15 June)

WHAT DO PICTURES DO? “REMEDIATING IMAGES/ L’IMAGE REMÉDIATISÉE” International conference June 1 and 2, 2017 Université de Bordeaux Montaigne Organizing Committee Mathilde Arrivé (EMMA, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) Nicolas Labarre (CLIMAS, Université Bordeaux Montaigne) Héléna Lamouliatte-Schmitt (CLIMAS, Université de Bordeaux) Richard Phelan (LERMA, Université Aix-Marseille) Keynote speakers Jan Baetens (Professor of Cultural Studies/Literary Studies, University…

Registration Open: Ideas and Transformations in the Americas

Dear Colleagues, We are extremely pleased to announce the final programme for the UCL Americas Research Network’s 2016 Annual Conference,   which you will find on our website. The theme for this year’s conference is Ideas & Transformations in the Americas and it will take place at UCL on April 28 – 29 2016. The conference will bring together…

EVENT: Art, Politics and Performance in the Black Atlantic, 1789-2016 (14-15 April 2016)

Art, Politics and Performance in the Black Atlantic 1789-2016 – April 14-15 2016 The Institute for Black Atlantic Studies (IBAR) at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston is excited to present this symposium which includes two highly acclaimed performances as well as a dynamic academic programme. For tickets for the conference and performances please go…

EVENT: Book History Research Group: ‘North American Connexions’, University of London (11 April, 5.30pm)

We are delighted to announce that Prof. Isabel Rivers (Queen Mary University of London) will be giving the next seminar in the Open University Book History Research Group seminar series, “Travelling Books and Readers in the Long Eighteenth Century.” This talk will take place on Monday 11 April at 5.30 in Senate House, University of London, room 246. Details…