Last Chance to Register for Hardboiled History: A Noir Lens on America’s Past

Hardboiled History is an interdisciplinary conference that brings together researchers interested in the ways contemporary media represents and reinterprets history, by exploring how and why “noir” resurfaces in depictions of America’s past across mediums. It features keynote addressed from Dr. Helen Hanson (Exeter) and graphic novelist and comic artist Warren Pleece.

The programme features papers on film, television, literature, video games, and star studies.

Full programme, speaker information and paper abstracts can be found on the conference website.


Postgraduates/students rate: free

Full rate: £25

Any queries can be directed to closes on 5th May 2017.

This event is sponsored by the British Association for American Studies (BAAS), Warwick’s History Department and Humanities Research Centre.