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Welcome to The Department of American and Canadian Studies

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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.

 

 

 News

 

Review of Paul McGarr's new book 'The Cold War in South Asia'

Description
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'
Date:
15/10/2014

ACS postgraduate student news

Description
PGRs taking part in a wide range of events and have been particularly active over the past few months.
Date:
14/10/2014

Knowledge Exchange and Innovation Awards

Description
Congatulations to the five members of CLAS staff, who were nominated in the University's inaugural Knowledge Exchange and Innovation awards.
Date:
03/06/2014

 

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Events 

 

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BFI Science Fiction Film Festival: Gattaca screening

Date
25 October 2014
Location:
Keighton Auditorium UP
Description
As part of the BFI's Sci-fi Days of Fear and Wonder Festival, the University of Nottingham is delighted to be working with Broadway Media Centre to look at the science in Science Fiction and just what scares us

Exploring Martin Luther King: King, Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael

Date
26 October 2014
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre; Main Hall; 31 Hungerhill Rd; St Ann's
Description
Free event as part of the lecture and conversation series 'Exploring Martin Luther King: a social justice journey', in which Professor Peter Ling looks at King's role in the Black Power debate.

Exploring Martin Luther King: remembering and forgetting King

Date
26 October 2014
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre; Main Hall; 31 Hungerhill Rd; St Ann's
Description
As part of the lecture and conversation series 'Exploring Martin Luther King: a social justice journey', Professor Peter Ling looks at the legacy of the historical activist.
  

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Department of American and Canadian Studies

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


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