The Andrew Hook Centre is Scotland’s only centre for American Studies, providing a hub for postgraduate students and academics.
Building upon the University of Glasgow’s distinguished record in American Studies, the Centre promotes American studies by sponsoring seminars, colloquia, conferences, films and theatrical events, and by offering:
The Centre was named for Andrew Hook, the Emeritus Bradley Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow.
The Hook Centre builds upon the scholarly approach Prof. Hook has taken throughout his career, with a transatlantic view of the United States and a recognition that American literature, history and culture was, and is, situated in a broader international dialogue.
24 AprIn a combined musical performance and lecture Roddy will be touching on some of his favourite music by diverse American musicians.
13 AprThis project will explore how the little-known and little-studied history of Glasgow's and Scotland's connections with plantation slavery in the Caribbean and North American colonies are reflected in artefacts in the collections of Glasgow Museums.
27 MayTwo postgraduate students taking the MLitt in American Studies have secured AHRC awards for their PhD.
07 May14th annual Gordon Lecture in American Studies on 7 May 2014.