The new semester's approaching fast so, hot off the press, here's the compelling schedule for our Research Seminars this semester. See you there!
Doing Justice in, and to, America:
Visiting Speaker series, School of American Studies
University of East Anglia, 20011-12
All seminars will take place on Wednesdays, 15:00-17:00, in Arts 2.84
Jan 18th Philip D. Morgan Johns Hopkins University
Slavery and Antislavery: The Caribbean Perspective
Jan 25th Jonathan Mitchell University of East Anglia
"Cutting out the ‘I’s in American Psycho"
Feb. 1st Kaeten Mistry University of East Anglia
"Narratives of Intervention: The CIA and the Framing of Covert Action"
Feb. 8th Susan-Mary Grant Newcastle University
‘A wooden leg is no excuse for anything’: Maiming, Masculinity, and the Medicalization of the Civil War Soldier
Feb 15th Anthony Stanonis Queens University Belfast
"Getting Color: Race, Tanning, and Tourism in the American South, 1900-1970"
Feb 22d Jay Kleinberg Brunel University
"The Changing Politics of Middle-Aged Women in the Twentieth Century USA: The Older Women's League as an Age-Gender Organisation"
March 7th Peter Thompson Oxford University
“The Logic of Slavery and the Language of Violence in the American Revolution”
March 14th Victor Hobson and Keith Johnson UEA
"All Talking, All Singing": Jazz, Talkies and The Jazz Singer”
March 21st Thomas Wright University of East Anglia
'Orality, Literacy and the American Press'
March 28th Wendy McMahon University of East Anglia
April 25th Mike Lee
“American Television News”