EVENT: ‘After the Long Poem’ (23 January 2017)

‘After the Long Poem’ a colloquium and poetry reading by Professor Rachel Blau DuPlessis (Emerita Professor at Temple University) Institute for the Humanities, Floor 1, Lipman Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST 5.30-7.00 23 January, 2017 The seminar is FREE and open to all. In this colloquium, Professor Rachel Blau DuPlessis will be discussing…

CFP: British Group in Early American History Annual Meeting, Portsmouth, Aug/Sep 2017

BGEAH 2017: “Land and Water: Port Towns, maritime connections, and oceanic spaces of the early modern Atlantic World.” Call for Papers   The British Group of Early American Historians will hold its annual conference at the University of Portsmouth, 31 August – 3 September 2017. Drawing on Portsmouth’s historic significance as a port town this year’s…

Register now for War and Conflict in American Society and Culture (18 February)

Registration open for the War and Conflict in American Society and Culture symposium, 18 February, British Library Registration is now open for the ‘War and Conflict in American Society and Culture’ symposium to be held at the British Library on Saturday 18 February 2017. Organised by HOTCUS and hosted by the Eccles Centre for American…

Webinar on Independent Voices (1 December 2016)

Dear colleague The move towards open access publishing continues to accelerate at pace. Jisc Collections would like to hear your views on a proposed cooperation withReveal Digital on their Independent Voices innovative crowdfunding initiative. We’re hosting a webinar which will give you an opportunity to find out more about the model, how it works and how you can contribute. Details…

KCL American Studies Seminar

American Studies Research Seminar | The Afterlives of Garbage: Waste in American Culture When: 29 November 2016, 18:00 – 19:30 Where: K6.63 King’s Building, Strand, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS How: All welcome; no need to book. Bio: Dr Diarmuid Hester is an interdisciplinary scholar and early career researcher based at the University of Sussex. Recently named one of Ireland’s leading…

Retroviral Cultures: AIDS, Twenty Years On (1 December)

Retroviral Cultures: AIDS, Twenty Years On 1 December 2016, 2.00 PM – 6.00 PM Andrew Blades, Maria Vaccarella, Corinne Squire, MK Czerwiec Old Council Chamber, Wills Memorial Building 2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of the 11th International AIDS Conference in Vancouver, at which Taiwanese American researcher David Ho and his team revealed new antiretroviral combination…