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Irish Association for American Studies Annual Conference (Ulster University, Belfast)

April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

Irish Association for American Studies Annual Conference

28-29 April 2017

Belfast Campus, Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland

In 2013, Timothy Garton Ash wrote an opinion piece for The Guardian which stated that: ‘The world no longer needs to discover America; but America urgently needs to discover the world’s view of America.’ Garton Ash was writing about the US budget crisis but three years on, as the new Administration-Elect readies itself to take over the White House, the  IAAS wonders if the America the world thought it knew ever really existed. This year’s conference will challenge us to re-discover and re-engage with America – explore the changing political and cultural landscape, uncover previously unheard voices, challenge conventional wisdom, and examine the role of the academic in a post-factual world. This conference represents a unique opportunity to reorient American Studies, both in Ireland and beyond.

Further details here: http://iaas.ie/the-iaas-annual-conference/



April 28, 2017
April 29, 2017
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