Seminar Series 2012-13

All seminars are held at 5.15pm in Room 208, 2 University Gardens, unless specified otherwise.

20 November 2012
Professor John Cairns (University of Edinburgh)
‘Slaves and Slaveowners in Eighteenth Century Scotland’
(co-sponsored by the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies)

22 November 2012
Dr Hilary Emmett (University of East Anglia)
"Labyrinthine Intricacies: Narrative Thread in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Marble Faun"

4 March 2013
‘The role of government in a time of economic depression: lessons from American history.’ A symposium marking the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the New Deal.
Professor Tony Badger (Cambridge University), and Professor Gary Gerstle (Vanderbilt University)

12 March 2013
Dr. Emma Macleod (University of Stirling)
‘Republican Reality: Scotland and the United States of America (1790-1820)’
(organized and co-sponsored by the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies)

8 May 2013 -
Professor Wai Chee Dimock (Yale University)
‘Recycling Gilgamesh: Lousiana, Vietnam, Iraq?’