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…

American Politics Group Annual Conference (2 December 2016)

Roll up! Roll up! There could hardly be a more exciting time to be thinking and talking about US politics so please sign up now for the 2016 American Politics Group annual colloquium via the link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-politics-group-colloquium-2016-tickets-28756295855 This year we will be at the Eccles Centre (British Library) from 11am – 5pm and the…

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise (9 November 2016)

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise WORDS AT KINGS PLACE Spoken Word / Wednesday, 9 November 2016 – 7:30pm / Hall One Online Price: £14.50 | Savers £9.50* Billie Holiday/Mal Waldron Left Alone Billie Holiday/Herbie Nichols The Lady Sings the Blues Bill Carey/Carl Fischer You’ve Changed Rachmaninov Prelude in E flat, Op. 23, No. 6 Ned Rorem Poulenc Poulenc Sonata for flute and piano Ravel La…