Conferences at the Obama Institute
Starting with an inspiring kick-off conference on “Obama and Transnational American Studies” in 2014, the Obama Institute has already hosted a variety of conferences, most of which welcomed international and interdisciplinary contributions. We will continue to develop our research, broaden our horizons, and challenge our perspectives by regularly bringing together a diverse range of experts, scholars, and young academics.
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Below, you can check out topics and programs of a selection of past conferences at the Obama Institute.
Selection of Past Conferences at the Obama Institute:
- 2022, July 6-9: Indigenous Print Cultures, Media, and Literatures
- 2022, Feb 11-13: Labor and Capital in U.S. History
- Transnational Periodical Cultures — Interdisciplinary Perspectives
- Reading in the Age of Trump: The Politics and Possibility of Literary Criticism Now (2019)
- International Perspectives on American Art (2019)
- Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies (2018)
- Global Faith and Worldly Power: Evangelical Encounters with American Empire (2018)
- Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies (2018)
- Aging Cultures – Cultures of Aging (2018)
- From Abolition to Black Lives Matter: Past and Present Forms of Transnational Black Resistance (2017)
- The American Short Story: New Horizons (2017)
- The Refuge of Objects / Objects of Refuge (2016)