Eyes on Events: ‘At the Junction: The Local, Regional, and National in US History’

https://youtu.be/txUieOkGupE For the last episode of ‘Eyes on Events’ for the 2022-2023 academic year, we were delighted to sit down with Professor Bruce Schulman to discuss the Rothermere American Institute’s event ‘At the Junction: The Local, Regional, and National in US History’, held on May 18th and 19th 2023. Professor… Continue reading

European Career Stories | Suzanne Enzerink | //

https://youtu.be/RSoEL9m5sqs   Interested in researching American Studies abroad? In this episode of USSO’s Career Stories, we heard about the fascinating research career of Dr Suzanne Enzerink, a Dutch researcher in American Studies who completed her PhD at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and worked in the U.S., Lebanon, and… Continue reading

Eyes on Events-An Evening with Mrs Terrell and Friends

https://youtu.be/czGijmoy_S4 In this week’s episode of Eyes on Events, we interviewed Dr Marie Molloy (Manchester Metropolitan University) and the award-winning creative producer, historian, and theatre-maker Pamela Roberts about an outreach screening of the play ‘An Evening With Mrs Terrell and Friends.’ Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954) was a celebrated Black women… Continue reading

Resilience/Renewal: Shifting Landscapes in American Studies

  It is a strange time to be a UK-based researcher in American studies. The industrial action of the past few years speaks to the crisis of the modern university, and particularly in the humanities—finding a striking crystallisation in American studies, where enrolments decrease year on year and departments face… Continue reading