Book Hour Returns with Leah A. Milne and Novel Subjects: Authorship as Radical Self-Care in Multiethnic American Narratives

The U.S. Studies Online BookHour is back 8th December 7.30pm GMT/2.30pm EST with Dr. Leah A. Milne and Novel Subjects: Authorship as Radical Self-Care in Multiethnic American Narratives.Authorship as Radical Self-Care in Multiethnic American Narratives. Additionally, Dr. Milne will talk about the process of turning a dissertation into a monograph with invaluable first-hand experience top tips and thoughts. Continue reading

Haunting History: Gordon Chang’s Writing History without Documents: Chinese Railroad Worker Ghosts and American History

The building of the Transcontinental Railroad in the aftermath of the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) was a symbol and achievement of unification, of future imperial growth. In his USSO Book Hour Talk, Writing History without Documents: Chinese Railroad Worker Ghosts and American History, Stanford historian of Sino-American relations Gordon Chang… Continue reading

#USSOBOOKHOUR with John Wills and Patrick Jagoda

Register in advance for this meeting (click on it): https://york-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkce-spjgoGdJ9hFe6-TfUn17kjecNJo-s After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   Play America and Video Games in an Experimental Age John Wills and Patrick Jagoda Wednesday 9 December 2020, 4 pm, UK/ 10 am, Chicago  … Continue reading

#USSOBookHour Review: ‘Topophrenia and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Literary Cartography’ featuring Professor Robert. T. Tally Jr.: What do Maps Mean to You?

J.R.R. Tolkien—writer, philologist, and academic—best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, is recognized by fantasy readers and scholars for his immersive world-building and detailed mapping of his secondary world, Middle-earth. In this Zoom BookHour, hosted by Jun Qiang of the University of York,… Continue reading

#USSObookhour with Gordon H. Chang

Writing History without Documents: Chinese Railroad Worker Ghosts and American History Professor Gordon H. Chang & Invited Roundtable Guests Thursday 19 November 2020, 5.30 pm, UK/ 9.30 am, California   We are delighted to announce that our third #USSOBOOKHOUR will be at 5.30 pm UK, 19  November 2020 with the well-known historian Gordon H. Chang. He… Continue reading