American Literature Research Seminars, Oxford University

The Oxford American Literature Research Seminar The convenors of the American Literature Research Seminar at Oxford’s Rothermere American Institute (RAI) would like to announce our autumn term card. Unless otherwise noted, regular seminar talks take place from 5-6:30 PM in the lecture room at the Rothermere Institute on South Parks Road in Oxford, OX1 3UB. The seminar includes a…

US Studies Events at UCL Institute of the Americas

Trump’s Triumph and Early Days: a Historian’s Perspective Feb 21, 2017 6:00 PM – Venue: UCL Malet Place Engineering Building Room 1.02, 2 Malet Place, London WC1E Dr Elizabeth Tandy Shermer (Loyola University Chicago) Was Donald Trump’s win over Democrat Hillary Clinton really that surprising or unprecedented? It may seem so, given the gaffs, one-liners, and memorable moments,…

Annual Public History Lecture, Hull University (2 November)

Annual Public History Lecture (History Subject Group/School of Histories, Cultures and Languages, University of Hull), Wednesday 2 November at 6 p.m., Leslie Downs Lecture Theatre, Ferens Building, University of Hull. Light refreshments follow at 7 p.m. Professor Ann McGrath (Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History, Australian National University) is interested in deep history, gender and nation and is…

EVENT: American Research Seminars, University of Leeds

  American Research Seminar Schedule University of Leeds Tuesday November 24th Kate Dossett (University of Leeds) The Gendered Work of History Making, LHRI Moveable Feast event School of English, 1:10-1:50 pm Wednesday December 9th Ann Schofield (University of Kansas) Respectability, Decadence, and the American Piano — 1880-1920 Room 3.11, Michael Sadler Building 4-6 pm Wednesday…

Network of American Periodical Studies

The Network of American Periodical Studies (NAPS) is a new research initiative, set up by Sue Currell at Sussex University and Victoria Bazin at Northumbria University, that aims to bring together scholars working on American periodicals (magazines, newspapers and other periodical publications) from any historical period. The network will promote and support scholarship and criticism…

New Presidential History Network

The Presidential History Network serves the academic needs of scholars interested in the United States’ presidency, individual presidents, and corollary interests in the institutional, political or cultural history of the American polity   From Washington to Obama the network is a means of disseminating research ideas and findings, developing fora for discussion and debate, supporting book…

Launch of the University of Sussex’s new Centre for American Studies with public lecture by Professor Eric Lott

Open Lecture: The new academic year sees the launch of the University of Sussex’s new Centre for American Studies Its inaugural lecture, ‘Obama Unchained’, is being given by Prof. Eric Lott on Thursday 31st October 2013. For more information on the talk, and details of how to book your place, please visit http://www.sussex.ac.uk/broadcast/read/20713