Sussex Centre for American Studies

Research seminars

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4-6 p.m.American studies 2018 - Research Seminars Spring 2018
Kerri Pimblott (Manchester)
The Religious Dynamics of the Black Freedom Movement: From Black Power to #BlackLivesMatter
Arts A108 (in co-operation with History)

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4-6 p.m.
David Jünger (Sussex)
Legacies of the Holocaust. American Jewry, the Civil Rights Movement and Rabbi Joachim Prinz (1902–1988)
Arts A108 (in co-operation with History)

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 4-6 p.m.
Sarah Snyder (American University, Washington D.C.),
From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy in the 1960s
Fulton 113

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 4-6 p.m.
Ira Katznelson (Columbia and Cambridge)
On Popular Sovereignty: The People and the State in Early America
Arts A108 (in co-operation with the Centre for Intellectual History)

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 5-7 p.m.
Eileen Myles (Poet and former presidential candidate)
Reading from Afterglow and poetry performance
Jubilee 118

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 5-7 p.m.
Tim Gallagher (Sky News) & Adam Vaughan (The Guardian)
Reporting Climate Change: America and the World
Jubilee 144

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 4-6 p.m.
Branka Arsić (Columbia)
Dust Archive: Melville’s Poetics of Matter
Fulton 113