Andrew Hook Centre seminar series, 2021-22

We hope you'll join us at one of our Hook Centre for American Studies Zoom events. All welcome!

Seminars begin at 4pm unless otherwise stated

21 September 2021
Welcome event for staff, students, and anyone connected to the University of Glasgow American Studies community

5 October 2021
Sean Vanatta (University of Glasgow), "Where Did All this Debt Come From?” Citibank, Credit Cards, and the End of the New Deal Financial Economy" [3pm start]

19 October 2021
Yana Shtilman (Univeristé de Paris), Breaking the binary: the exploration of racial stereotypes and queer identity in Robert Mapplethorpe’s photography

9 November 2021
Harriet Earle (Sheffield Hallam), The Monstrous and the Missing: Visualising the Enemy in American Comics of the Vietnam War

16 November 2021
Oscar Winberg (Åbo Akademi University), “A Coalition of Spiro Agnews:” Station Managers in the Political Fight over Television News

30 November 2021
Ellen Bishell (University of Newcastle), Cuban Music, Global Screen: Identity Politics, Hypervisibility, and Resistance in Seidy ‘La Niña’ Carrera’s Tumbao