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Stand-up comedy gig by Dave Chawner

Date
25/01/2018
Location:
Portland building University Park Campus
Description
Dr Heike Bartel, Associate Professor of German, Principle Investigator AHRC research network "Hungry for Words" hosts a stand-up comedy gig by Dave Chawner. Dave is an award-winning comic, published author and mental health campaigner. He is also an ambassador for the eating disorders charity Men Get Eating Disorders Too and will be a delegate at the Friday workshop.

AHRC research network 'Hungry for Words' : Interdisciplinary Workshop

Date
26/01/2018
Location:
The Hemsley (Room B2)
Description
Join us for a workshop articulating, communicating and understanding male eating disorders with particular focus on anorexia nervosa: approaches by charities, academia, psychotherapy, medicine and science.

Faces in the Crowd: Flash Epistemology from Poe to Pound

Date
31/01/2018
Location:
A01 Highfield House
Description
The Department of American and Canadian Studies presents a research seminar with ?Natalia Cecire (University of Sussex)

Trump one year on

Date
07/02/2018
Location:
Clive Granger A39
Description
Debate and exchange of ideas on the first year of Donald Trump's administration, with Professor Todd Landman (PVC, Social Sciences), Dr Christopher Phelps (associate professor, American and Canadian Studies), and audience participation and dialogue.

The state of the state

Date
17/02/2018
Location:
Highfield House; University Park
Description
One-day symposium exploring the state of 20th-century American political history today

Other '68s: Lineages and Legacies of May '68

Date
11 - 12/05/2018
Location:
University Park
Description
Call for papers: We welcome papers examining the history of the uprisings in France from fresh perspectives but likewise proposals on a broad range of topics relating to the different contexts and contested legacies of May '68.
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Dr Karen Salt interviewed by BBC World Service about Haiti and Trump's recent comments

Description
Director of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights at the University of Nottingham, Karen Salt joins the BBC World Service team to discuss President Trump's recent comments surrounding immigration, where it has been recorded that he referred to a number of countries in a derogatory manner.
Date:
16/01/2018

Graham Thompson in conversation with Melvyn Bragg

Description
Hear Graham Thompson in conversation with Melvyn Bragg about Moby Dick on BBC Radio 4.
Date:
21/12/2017

University of Nottingham works to eradicate slavery in Nottingham

Description
American and Canadian Studies PhD researcher Hannah Jeffery spoke to the BBC about a new archive of antislavery street art: Walls of Slavery, Walls of Freedom, as part of the Global Rights lab.
Date:
04/12/2017

Gillian Roberts Article Published

Description
Dr Gillian Roberts (American & Canadian Studies) has had a new article published recently: "Writing Settlement after Idle No More: Non-Indigenous Responses in Anglo-Canadian Poetry."
Date:
21/11/2017

Professor Peter Ling delivers talk following publication

Description
Prompted by his article in BBC History magazine "The Fight for Black America" (Christmas 2016), the History staff at Bedford Boys School invited Professor Peter Ling to give a talk to AS and A2 History students on "The Radicalism of Martin Luther King, Jr." on 11 November 2017.
Date:
21/11/2017

American Studies Primary Discovery Day 2017

Description
The Department of American and Canadian Studies hosted a very successful American Studies primary discovery day on the 13 November 2017 for Year 6 pupils (10-11 year olds) from the Windmill LEAD Academy who engaged with an interactive session on the Civil Rights Movement.
Date:
21/11/2017

What did the year abroad do for you?

Description
The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Nottingham is running a competition for all graduates and current Year 4 students who spent a year abroad. Please tell us in 180 words or less three or four ways in which your year abroad changed you (for the better).
Date:
14/11/2017

Postgraduate open day 2017

Description
Booking now open. Find out more about our courses, meet staff and students, explore funding and tour our fantastic facilities and campus!
Date:
13/11/2017
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