News from the Centre for the Study of North America

The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of Universities: A Transatlantic Conversation

The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of Universities: A Transatlantic Conversation

Description
Report and recording of the Centre for the Study of North America event that took place on 3 March 2021
Date:
Friday 2 April 2021

Report on Queer New York

Description
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.
Date:
Monday 8 February 2021
Kenneth Koch Uncorked

Kenneth Koch Uncorked

Description
Carcanet Press blogpost by PhD student and poet Jeremy Over.
Date:
Tuesday 2 February 2021
US Election 2020: The Day and It's Aftermath

US Election 2020: The Day and It's Aftermath

Description
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.
Date:
Tuesday 10 November 2020
Report on 'Election 2020 - What Happens Next?'

Report on 'Election 2020 - What Happens Next?'

Description
The discussion featured a panelist of academics from across the university.
Date:
Friday 6 November 2020
Dr Rona Cran wins Research Networking grant

Dr Rona Cran wins Research Networking grant

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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
Date:
Monday 19 October 2020
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
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