Welcome to The Department of American and Canadian Studies
The Department of American & Canadian Studies has a thriving undergraduate and postgraduate programme, and a teaching and research culture of the highest quality. American and Canadian Studies is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary degree subject focusing on the study of the history, literature, politics and culture of the United States and Canada. In line with the most recent research in this subject area, our teaching and research is also informed by a global perspective and the exchange of influence between North American cultures and those of Britain, the rest of Europe and the rest of the Americas.
The Department is a friendly place to study, where, as part of a vibrant academic community, you can expect ready access to staff, and plenty of opportunities to meet other students from both the UK and overseas. We are committed both to our undergraduate and postgraduate community. Both are thriving and our postgraduate programme is one of the largest and best-supported in the country.
- Applications for Midlands3Cities Doctoral Partnership AHRC funding for commencement of PhD study in 2015 are now open. Book now for the application workshop 15 Nov.
- Paul McGarr's new book on Anglo-American relations with South Asia, 'The Cold War in South Asia', was reviewed in the October issue of 'History Today'
- PGRs taking part in a wide range of events and have been particularly active over the past few months.
American and Canadian Studies-Events Autumn 2014
- 10 November 2014
- A39, A39 Sir Clive Granger
- American and Canadian Studies: visiting speakers
- 15 November 2014
- City Campus, Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University
- Workshop for Home/EU students interested in applying for postgraduate funding in the Arts and Humanities
- 18 November 2014
- Nottingham Contemporary
- Artist Dawn Woolley and philosopher Professor Stephen Mumford in conversation on the subject of censorship. Free admission.
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