Seminars examining a wide range of topics Seminars examining a wide range of topics

American Borders

Research Seminar Series, School of American Studies, University of East Anglia

Spring Semester 2014

Seminars take place on Wednesdays 3pm, Arts 1.16 (Arthur Miller Room) unless otherwise stated

22 January

"The Cold War in Latin America and the ‘Cuban Question', 1959-1964"
Tanya Harmer, LSE

29 January

"Several Lives in One: Writing the Biography of Frederick Douglass"
David Blight, Yale University (US) & Pitt Professor, Cambridge University
n.b. This seminar takes place at 4pm in Arts 3.03

5 March

"‘Love and Theft': Adaptation and Transnationalism in Kirsten Tranter's The Legacy"
Hilary Emmett, AMS


26 March

"To shut our eyes is Travel': Dickinson as Virtual Tourist"
Paraic Finnerty, University of Portsmouth

2 April

"‘It's as if they've founded a new religion': The American Evangelical Reaction to the Beatles and the Roots of the Culture Wars in the 1960s"
Randall Stephens, Northumbria University