University of Maynooth: Eyes on Events: Janice Deitner and Andrew Clarke, IAAS PG Symposium 2022

https://youtu.be/1EMESNg9V44 For this week’s Eyes on Events, we interviewed Andrew Clarke and Janice Deitner about the Irish Association of American Studies 2022 Symposium’Rupture and Repair’, held at Maynooth University on November 4th and 5th. We discussed the IAAS’s return to a mixed hybrid/in-person format, talked about the role of American Studies in a… Continue reading

The University of Leicester: Eyes on Events: Emma Rhodes, HOTCUS 2022 PG and ECR Conference

For the first in our 2022-2023 series of ‘Eyes on Events’ we talked to Emma Rhodes (PhD Candidate, University of Leicester) about the HOTCUS 2022 PG and ECR Conference, ‘Poverty and (In)Equality in U.S. History’. We discussed the current intellectual, political, and economic conditions that make discussing poverty and inequality… Continue reading

UCL Institute of the Americas : Eyes on Events: Stephen Colbrook, ‘Pandemics and the State’ Conference

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Stephen Colbrook about the upcoming ‘Pandemics and that State’ Conference at the UCL Institute of the Americas. The conference is being held from the 4th to 5th of July 2022. This event is organised with support from Royal Historical… Continue reading

The British Library: Eyes on Events: Marie Molloy, SHAW Annual Conference 2022

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Marie Molloy about the upcoming Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) Annual Conference: Black Women’s Activism in the Americas. This event is taking place at the Eccles Centre at the British Library. The conference… Continue reading

The University of Edinburgh: Eyes on Events: Megan Hunt, HOTCUS Annual Conference 2022

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Megan Hunt about the upcoming HOTCUS Annual Conference at the University of Edinburgh. The conference is being held from the 22nd to 24th of June, in a hybrid format, and so attendance is possible either in-person or online. More… Continue reading

University of Kent: Eyes on Events: Milly Mulcahey & Kate Heffner, Kent Americanist Symposium 2022

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Milly Mulcahey and Kate Heffner about the upcoming Kent Americanist Symposium.  You can now grab your free ticket for the Americanist Conference, supported by CHASE and the University of Kent – Curating and Resisting Americana – online and hybrid,… Continue reading

University of Hull: Eyes on Events: Rachel Williams, BAAS Annual Conference 2022, #2

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Rachel Williams about the upcoming BAAS Annual Conference. This is our second interview, taking place a week before the event itself. We discuss some of the innovative ideas being trialled, USSO’s own plans for the event, and the… Continue reading

Eyes On Events: Elisa Pesce, International Panel on Fictional Maximalism

  The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Elisa Pesce about the upcoming International Panel on Fictional Maximalisms and the Americas: New Voices, New Perspectives. The panel is being held on the 11th of April 2022, online via Zoom. To join, email Elisa at e.pesce.1@research.gla.ac.uk for further… Continue reading

University of Hull: Eyes on Events: Rachel Williams, BAAS Conference 2022

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Rachel Williams about the upcoming BAAS Annual Conference. This week we discuss sharing a call for papers, organising the practicalities of a conference, and adopting a hybrid approach. The British Association for American Studies’s 67th Annual Convention is being… Continue reading

Eyes on Events: Malcolm Craig, HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2022

The next episode in our series Eyes On Events, this week we are interviewing Malcolm Craig about the upcoming HOTCUS 2022 Winter Symposium: The Manhattan Project Turns 80: Reflections on the Nuclear Age. The conference is being held on the 12th of March 2022, in-person at Liverpool John Moores University. More details… Continue reading