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Thursday, 28 January 2016

American Studies Research Seminars, 2016

The American Studies Research Seminar series for Semester 2  kicks off next Thursday (4th February), when we’ll be hearing from our very own Megan Hunt, a third-year PhD student in the department. Megan’s paper is entitled "Protective Fortress? 'The Southern Black Church' in Hollywood Civil Rights Melodrama." The seminar will be in Lipman 332 from 4.30pm.

2016 Seminar Series

Thur, 4 Feb, 4:30, Lip 332: Megan Hunt (Northumbria Univ), “Protective Fortress? ‘The Southern Black Church’ in Hollywood Civil Rights Melodrama.”

Thur, 18 Feb, 4:30, Lip 332: Simon Cooper (American Studies Early Career Visiting Scholar, Northumbria Univ), “Lost in the Ocean of Sorrow: Dissonant Counterpoint and Reznikoff’s Testimony.”

Wed, 24 Feb, 4:30, Lip 121: Matthew Shaw (curator of US collections at the British Library), title TBD. Cosponsored with English.

Wed, 13 April, 4:30, Lip 121: Robert Cook (Univ of Sussex), “The Death of Jefferson Davis, the Making of the New South, and the Thorny Problem of North-South Reconciliation after the American Civil War.” Sponsored by History.

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