Centre for the Study of North America

The Centre for the Study of North America aims to develop and promote the study of and engagement with the North American region from an interdisciplinary perspective. Our geographical, intellectual, and transnational framework comprises the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Centre engages in, and supports, innovative, collaborative, and impactful research practice both within academia and beyond.



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08 February 2021

Report on Queer New York

Watch a recording of the workshop which explored the queerness, and queering, of New York, offering a range of ways of thinking about queer preservation as enacted through writing and art-making.

10 November 2020

US Election 2020: The Day and It's Aftermath

Michell Chresfield, Lecturer in US History on the ACS programme discussed the 2020 election and what comes next as part of the Belfast International Arts Festival.

19 October 2020

Dr Rona Cran wins Research Networking grant

Dr Rona Cran has been awarded a Research Networking Grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to enable her to launch the new Network for New York School Studies

15 June 2020

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

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.

29 May 2020

No Place for the State

Dr Steve Hewitt contributes to a new publication looking at the origins and legacies of the 1969 Omnibus Bill in Canada.

15 March 2019

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

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.

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