July #Bookhour: Ben Lerner’s ‘Leaving the Atocha Station’ (2011)

On Tuesday 27th June 2017, U.S. Studies Online hosted a #bookhour on Ben Lerner’s ‘Leaving the Atocha Station’ (2011). The novel focuses on Adam Gordon, a poet in his mid-twenties completing a fellowship in Madrid. While his aim is to write poetry, he spends his time in Spain taking drugs, … Continue reading

British Association for American Studies Annual Conference 2017, Day Two

Following Thursday’s schedule, reviewed by Coco d’Hont, the second day of the annual British Association for American Studies conference engaged with some of the most pertinent questions facing the United States today, concerning marginality and oppression in terms of race, class and gender from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Continue reading