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Eyes on Events: Milly Mulcahey & Kate Heffner, Kent Americanist Symposium 2022

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Milly Mulcahey and Kate Heffner about the upcoming Kent Americanist Symposium. 

You can now grab your free ticket for the Americanist Conference, supported by CHASE and the University of Kent – Curating and Resisting Americana – online and hybrid, on the 19th and 20th of May. 

This is a truly international, interdisciplinary conference and a celebration of early-years researchers, with panels from video games to environmental activism and Indigenous history and culture. This is a fantastic opportunity to network and collaborate with fellow scholars across and beyond the CHASE consortium, support fellow early-years researchers, and pose your research questions to established academics, Indigenous activists and heritage professionals.

    • A perspective-changing keynote panel  Ending Erasure: Deconstructing the Colonial Mythology of the Americas  with Indigenous historical educators and activists from the Shinnecock and Mashpee Wampanoag Nations (free/online) at 6pm-7pm ending the first day of the conference – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/332656533647

Day Two – 20th May – Hybrid, Online/ University of Kent, location will be shared on Eventbrite  Engage with presentations on Video Games, US Social History, Conflict, Disney and Pop Culture. With keynote address from Dr Sabrina Mittermeier.  Join for a social & karaoke afterwards if you are in Canterbury.  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/333483497117

If you are organising an upcoming or past event and would like to share your experience, please contact usso@baas.ac.uk

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