Sussex Centre for American Studies


Please check back for details of events in the forthcoming academic year.

Past Events

as postcardTuesday, 26 April 2016
Emily Burns (Auburn/Institut National de l’histoire de l’art, Paris),
'Postcards and (Auto) Ethnography: Jacob White Eyes and Folco de Baroncelli, 1905-1914’,
Jubilee Small Lecture theatre (Jubilee 144), 5pm-7pm




History WiP Spring 2016 web18 February 2016 
Michael Goebel (Freie Universität, Berlin),
“Anti-Imperial Metropolis: Interwar Paris and the Seeds of Third World Nationalism”,
Arts A 108, 4 p.m. 
Co-sponsored by the HAHP Resistance initiative.


Nancy Green - web10 March 2016
Nancy Green (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris), 
“The Other Americans in Paris, 1880-1920”, 
Arts A 108, 5 p.m. 
Respondent: Steve Tuffnell (Oxford) 
Co-sponsored by the History Department’s Work-in-Progress seminar series.


Art History WiP Spring 2016 web


5 April 2016
Mathilde Schneider, The Franco-American Museum, Blérancourt 
‘The Franco-American Museum of the Château of Blérancourt: A Transatlantic Collection’
Arts A 108, 4 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the Art History Department’s Work-in-Progress seminar series


23 September 2015: Harryette Mullen (UCLA), “Puns, Parody, Poetry” poetry workshop, talk and reading focusing on l’Ouvroir de la Littérature Potentielle (OuLiPo).

Harryette Mullen at the University of Sussex, reading and discussing her works - Broken Glish, Sleeping with the Dictionary, and Urban Tumbleweed.


26 October 2015: Laetitia Sadier (Stereolab), “United States Culture through the Laetitia Sadier Prism”