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RECENT EVENTS

“The State of American Studies Publishing.”  Ken Wissoker, Duke University Press,  May 4, 2016.

“The State of American Studies: Sites of Knowledge Production and Critique.”  Glenn Hendler (Fordam University), Cathy Schlund-Vials (UConn) and Eric Zinner (Editor-in-Chief at NYU Press).  March 23, 2016.

“American Lives and American Studies.” James L. and Shirley A. Draper Conference in Early American Studies. October 9-10, 2014.

“Shrieks, Outcries, and Fainting Boys: Homosexuality in the U.S. Cultural Front.” Presentation by Professor Aaron Lecklider, February 26, 2014.

“Small Bonds: Children’s Rights, Children’s Labor and the Work of Trafficking,” a transhistorical colloquium, October 18, 2013.

“The Nations Within, a Nation Without: The Hawaiin Nation between Kingdom and Tribe.” Presentation by Professor J. Kehaulani Kauanui, September 30, 2013.

“Fanpire: Postfeminism and the Fantasy of Romance in the Twilight Fandom.” Presentaiton by Professor Tania Enzen, April 3, 2013.

“Partition, Prison, and Politics.” Presentation by Professor Ruth Gilmore, December 6th, 2012.

“Thomas Cole as Transatlantic Romantic.” A presentation by Professor Alan Wallach. October 22, 2012.

“Come Play Under Our Generous Dome”: Children’s Literature at the American Antiquarian Society. A presentation by Professor Laura E. Wasowicz. October 1st, 2012

“Childhood in the Archives.” A presentation by Professor Karen Sanchez-Eppler (Amherst College). March 8, 2012.

“Spectacular Men: Actors, Masculinity, and the Early American Stage.” A presentation by Professor Sarah Chinn (Hunter College). February 16, 2012.

“Color and Democracy in the American Century.” A presentation by Professor Nikhil Pal Singh (New York University). October 6, 2011.

“9/11 Ten Years Later: Where We Stand.” A symposium at UConn-Avery Point, September 29, 2011.