REGISTRATION – In the Shadow of the Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Asssessment of Griffith’s Film

Registration is now open for the conference “In the Shadow of The Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Assessment of Griffith’s Film,” to be held at University College London, UK, on 25-27 June 2015. Organised by Melvyn Stokes and Iwan Morgan of UCL, it will focus particularly on resistance and opposition to the film. The…

REGISTRATION – Crash and Burn: Destruction in American Art

The program of our “Crash and Burn: Destruction in American Art” symposium is now online: http://www.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/events/2015/summer/DestructioninAmericanArt.shtml Reservations can be made at: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/crash-and-burn-destruction-in-american-art-tickets-168034676… Looking forward to seeing you there! Hélène Valance

Registration Open: ‘States of Exception’ – Cambridge University

We are delighted to announce a major international conference:  States of Exception in American History.  It will be held at Clare College, University of Cambridge, 15-16 May 2015. The purpose of the conference is to explore the role of ‘states of exception’ in American political development.  ‘Exceptions’ will be interpreted broadly to include both suspensions of…