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Monday, 26 January 2015

American Studies Seminars and Events, Spring 2015

American Studies has an excellent lineup of seminars, roundtables, and conferences for this semester.  Stay tuned here for further details.

Wed 28 Jan: Bruce Baker (Newcastle Univ), “The Politics of Ratproofing: Fighting Plague in New Orleans in the Progressive Era,” 5:00pm (new time), Lipman 033. Co-sponsored with the history programme.

Th 12 Feb: Clare Elliott (Northumbria Univ), “Atlantic Literary Sisters: The Peabodys, Alcotts and Brontës,” 5:30pm, Lipman 033.

Th 12 March: Doug Haynes (Univ of Sussex), “Terror, Transference, Telepathy: Don DeLillo and Gerhard Richter,” 5:30pm, Lipman 033.

Th 26 March: Religion in American History: A Roundtable, Northumbria’s US History Group with Newcastle University’s Americas Research Group, Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50, 3:30-6:45pm.

April 8-9: A Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of Selma & the Voting Rights Act.

April 9-12: British Association of American Studies Conference (60th Anniversary).

TBD: Alison Garden (Univ of Edinburgh), Early Career Visiting Scholarship.

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