The Andrew Hook Centre is Scotland’s only centre for American Studies, providing a hub for postgraduate students and academics.

Two postgraduate students currently taking the MLitt in American Studies have been awarded an AHRC studentship for their PhD.

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:‌

A street scene from an American city

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.