Jon Coburn is a Teaching Fellow in American History at the University of Hull. His research focuses on the US peace and antinuclear movements of the Cold War with a particular interest in the experiences of women. Jon investigates the interrelationship between memory and identity and the way in which individual recollections of the past affect the construction of historical narratives.

Review: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference, ‘Leonard Matlovich: Military Heroism and the Making of a Gay Icon’

Megan Hunt Introduces the HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference Review Series On September 9th 2016, Northumbria University hosted the annual Postgraduate Conference for Historians of the Twentieth-Century United States (HOTCUS), around the theme of ‘Winning Minds and Hearts: Constructing National Identity in US History.’ With traditional academic panels, developmental roundtables, and a… Continue reading