Friday 19 December 2008

Breaking News: AMS 2nd in 2008 RAE

As is currently being trumpeted on the UEA homepage, the School of American Studies has been placed second nationally in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. With this achievement, Containing Multitudes signs off for the year and wishes all our readers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. See you in 2009.

Sunday 7 December 2008

Research Seminars: Peter Boxall

At this semester's final research seminar, Dr Peter Boxall of Sussex University, author of the forthcoming Since Beckett: Contemporary Writing in the Wake of Modernism (London: Continuum, 2008), will speak on "Slow Man, Dangling Man, Falling Man: DeLillo, Bellow and Beckett in the ruins of the future."

Monday December 8, Room A2.51, 5pm. All welcome.

Thursday 4 December 2008

Research Seminars: Catherine Clinton

In a change to the usual schedule, this week's research seminar is taking place tonight (Thursday December 4). Professor Catherine Clinton (Queen's University Belfast), author of Battle Scars: Gender & Sexuality in the American Civil War (OUP, 2006), will be talking about "Breaking the Silence: Sexual Hypocrises from Thomas Jefferson to Strom Thurmond." Next week, we're back to Monday.

Thursday December 4, 5pm, A2.51. All welcome.