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Eccles Centre Summer Scholars Series: Selling Black History/About Trauma
August 12, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
When Mondays and Fridays from 4 July – 26 August, 12.30-14.00
Where Check individual listing for room location
Price Free, no booking required
The Eccles Centre sponsors numerous Visiting Fellowships and Postgraduate Research Awards each year. The Summer Scholars programme highlights the work that they have done during their residency in the British Library, bringing the latest research related to the North Americas collections to a public audience.
Selling Black History: from Margins to Mainstream
James West examines the content of EBONY magazine as a case study into the production, dissemination and marketisation of popular black history during the second half of the twentieth century.
About Trauma – Constructing Medical Narratives of the Vietnam War
Nicole Cassie examines how medical Vietnam veterans have engaged with the evolving psychological and social understanding of post-war trauma. It also explores why they often identify as ‘resilient’ as opposed to ‘traumatised,’ despite having experienced some of the worst of the war.