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Conference Review – Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies 🗓

Conference Review – Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies 🗓

The journal Early American Literature (UNC Press) has published a conference review of the Obama Institute’s 2018 conference “Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies”.

You can access the review in full here:

Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies by Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, Society of Early Americanists (pp. 865-872)
Review by: HELEN KILBURN and MELISSA MORALES
https://www.jstor.org/stable/26780585

Jan 20 – Beefcake: Male Bodies, Masculinity, and Community-Building in Pre-Stonewall Gay Magazines (TPC Workshop X) 🗓

Jan 20 – Beefcake: Male Bodies, Masculinity, and Community-Building in Pre-Stonewall Gay Magazines (TPC Workshop X) 🗓

Research Group “Transnational Periodical Cultures”

Beefcake: Male Bodies, Masculinity, and Community-Building in Pre-Stonewall Gay Magazines (Workshop X)

 

Jan 20, 2021, 4 – 6 p.m., Online (Zoom)

 

Please find below the invitation and Zoom link to access workshop X, “Beefcake: Male Bodies, Masculinity, and Community-Building in Pre-Stonewall Gay Magazines,” organized by Prof. Dr. Florian Freitag (University Duisburg-Essen).

Speakers will be:

Filippo Carlà-Uhink (U Potsdam), Florian Freitag (UDE) and David K. Johnson (U of South Florida), author of Buying Gay: How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement (2019).

We look forward to continuing our conversations on magazines with you.
Best wishes,
Jutta Ernst, Sabina Fazli, Oliver Scheiding

For further information, please visit
https://www.uni-due.de/ekfg/beefcake_workshop_2021.php
or
www.transnationalperiodicalcultures.net.

 

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Oct 30 – Independent Magazines (Workshop) 🗓

Oct 30 – Independent Magazines (Workshop) 🗓

Research Group “Transnational Periodical Cultures”

Independent Magazines (Workshop VII)

Oct 30, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Senatssaal NatFak (Room 07-232)

The research group “Transnational Periodical Cultures” (Jutta Ernst, Dagmar von Hoff, Bjørn von Rimscha, Oliver Scheiding) holds a series of workshops.

You can find the program for the event on Oct 30, 2019 here.

If you are interested in attending one of the workshops or specific talks, please contact one of the organizers mentioned above.

For further information, please visit www.transnationalperiodicalcultures.net.

June 27 – Race and Anti-Imperialism in Merze Tate’s International Thought 🗓

June 27 – Race and Anti-Imperialism in Merze Tate’s International Thought 🗓

KEYNOTE:
Race and Anti-Imperialism in Merze Tate’s International Thought

Barbara Savage (University of Pennsylvania)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
6 p.m. (s.t.)

Helmholtz-Institut Mainz – Staudingerweg 18 Conference Ground Floor II – Room 1395-00-133

This keynote is part of the Workshop “The Black Diaspora and African American Intellectual History”.

Professor Merze Tate (1905-1996), an African American woman, pioneered in the fields of diplomatic history and international relations during her tenure at Howard University from 1942 to 1977. Trained at both Oxford and Harvard, Tate was one of the few black women academics of her generation. A prolific scholar with a wide-range of interests, her works covered the fields of disarmament, the diplomatic and political histories of the Pacific, and the role of railways and mineral extraction industries in the colonization of Africa.

Professor Barbara D. Savage is Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought in the Department of Africana Studies of the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of the prize-winning books Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion (Harvard University Press, 2008) and Broadcasting Freedom: Radio, War, and the Politics of Race, 1938-1948 (University of North Carolina Press, 1999). She is currently at work on an intellectual biography of Professor Merze Tate.

You can download the poster for the event here.

July 15-19 – Interdisciplinary Workshop: U.S. Indian Law and Policy 🗓

July 15-19 – Interdisciplinary Workshop: U.S. Indian Law and Policy 🗓

Interdisciplinary Workshop

“History of United States Indian Law and Policy”

Prof. Lindsay G. Robertson (University of Oklahoma)

Faculty Director, Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy
Chickasaw Nation Endowed Chair in Native American Law

July 15-19, P 109a (Philosophicum)

This course will trace the development and political and cultural impact of British colonial and United States policy towards indigenous peoples in North America from the Seventeenth Century through the present day. Among other topics, we will explore Treaty-making, Indian Removal, the Reservation System, late-Nineteenth Century Assimilation and Allotment, mid-Twentieth Century Indian Reorganization, and modern Tribal Self-Determination.

For course registration and further information, please contact Dr. Sonja Georgi.

You can find the workshop poster here.