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.

Birmingham at Hay Festival 2021

From Signing Shakespeare to translation as activism, and the mysterious history of the Imposteress Rabbit Breeder – join us for free at the virtual literary festival


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Posted 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.

Posted 02 February 2021

Kenneth Koch Uncorked

Carcanet Press blogpost by PhD student and poet Jeremy Over.

Posted 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.

Posted 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

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