News in American and Canadian Studies

America Unfiltered Podcast: Black Lives Matter, Race, and the UK - EA World View

America Unfiltered Podcast: Black Lives Matter, Race, and the UK - EA World View

Description
In the latest America Unfiltered podcast, Michell Chresfield joins The Clinton Institute's Liam Kennedy and Scott Lucas to discuss Black Lives Matter protests and the UK.
Date:
Wednesday 24 June 2020
The Know Show: New York, New York: Modern American Poetry

The Know Show: New York, New York: Modern American Poetry

Description
Rona Cran discusses various aspects of the poetry of New York City, including friendship, resistance and space, and how New York's poetry has evolved over time in light of social and economic changes in the city.
Date:
Monday 15 June 2020
No Place for the State

No Place for the State

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt contributes to a new publication looking at the origins and legacies of the 1969 Omnibus Bill in Canada.
Date:
Friday 29 May 2020

It could have been worse for Justin Trudeau

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and the American and Canadian Studies Research Centre writes on the the Trudeau brand
Date:
Thursday 24 October 2019
94 AHRC-Funded Studentships available to support doctoral research

94 AHRC-Funded Studentships available to support doctoral research

Description
AHRC-funded studentships are now available for 2020 entry through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
Date:
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Kenneth Koch Uncorked

Kenneth Koch Uncorked

Description
Carcanet Press blogpost by PhD student and poet Jeremy Over.
Date:
Monday 9 September 2019
People & Pages, 26th February, Wayland's Yard

People & Pages, 26th February, Wayland's Yard

Description
An arsenal of Midlands poets offered up readings tacitly concerning how Midlands identity can be approached from diverse, and intentionally surprising, angles. at the 'People & Pages' event at Wayland's Yard café.
Date:
Friday 15 March 2019
Two New Year's stabbings and an urgent lesson in how to react to terrorism

Two New Year's stabbings and an urgent lesson in how to react to terrorism

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt, Senior Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies, writes the Birmingham perspective.
Date:
Friday 11 January 2019
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