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Upcoming Research Seminars 2017/8

Posted on 17 September 2015 We regularly host research seminars throughout the year and invite scholars from a variety of institutions. All are warmly welcome, especially postgraduate students.
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Professor Ian F.A. Bell Awarded Prestigious Honorary Fellowship

Posted on 25 January 2016 Professor Ian Bell has been awarded the prestigious Honorary Fellowship by the British Association for American Studies for 2016.
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Dr Tim Lustig prepares for a Jamesian year

Posted on 28 September 2015 Tim Lustig is having a Jamesian year: his edition of "The Sacred Fount" (1901) for "The Complete Fiction of Henry James" (Cambridge University Press) will be completed this autumn, kicking off a year of talks and publications on Henry James.
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Dr James Peacock invited to give Keynote Paper on the work of Siri Hustvedt

Posted on 28 September 2015 James Peacock has been invited to present a keynote paper at "Living, Thinking, Looking: an International Conference on the Writing of Siri Hustvedt" at Birkbeck College, London on 23 October 2015.
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NSS success for American Studies

Posted on 12 August 2015 The 2015 National Student Survey results show that 96% of our students are satisfied with their course.

Congratulations to our graduating American Studies and EALs students!

Posted on 14 July 2015 Today we are congratulating all our American Studies and English and American Literatures students who are celebrating their graduation.
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Book Launch: Dr James Peacock's "Brooklyn Fictions"

Posted on 02 March 2015 Dr James Peacock launches his new monograph, "Brooklyn Fictions: Contemporary Urban Community in a Global Age", at Keele Hall.

Professor Oliver Harris attends International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Posted on 30 September 2015 In December 2014, Professor Oliver Harris delivered his fifth conference keynote of 2014 at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester.