Events

American Cultures Workshop: Concerning Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

2 September 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Professor Ian Tyrrell of the University of New South Wales.

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American Cultures Workshop: The United States and the Transnational Rhetoric of Women’s Liberation

9 September 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Ana Stevenson, University of Queensland.

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American Cultures Workshop: The Future of Labour’s Past, the Future of Labour’s Present

17 September 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop is a roundtable discussion featuring Professor Leon Fink, UIC Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois-Chicago, Professor Mae Ngai, Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and History, Columbia University, and Dr Thomas Adams, Lecturer in History and American Studies University of Sydney/US Studies Centre.

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American Cultures Workshop: Chicago Meat-Tropolis

23 September 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Professor Thomas Mical, University of South Australia.

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American Cultures Workshop: Concerning Gore Vidal

14 October 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Dr Guy Davidson of the University of Wollongong.

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American Cultures Workshop: Together We Shall Be Heard - Exploring the 1981 Solidarity Day Mass March

28 October 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Professor Timothy Minchin of La Trobe University.

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American Cultures Workshop: Dan Dixon and Pamela Maddock

11 November 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speakers Dan Dixon of the University of Sydney on the topic "'Try to Stay Awake': David Foster Wallace’s search for an authentic John McCain" and Pamela Maddock of the University of Sydney "Managing Venereal Disease in the US Army, 1900-1916."

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American Cultures Workshop: Carceral Mobility and Mass Deportation in the Early 20th-Century US

25 November 2015

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Dr Ethan Blue, University of Western Australia.

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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Tom Switzer

Climate, war and democracy

Research associate Tom Switzer joins a panel of experts to discuss a wide range of issues, including the popularity of Donald Trump, gun control in the United States and democracy in the Middle East.


Edward Blakely

Hurrican Katrina 10 years on

On the 10th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina, honorary professor Edward Blakely, discusses the disaster and what its mismanagement highlighted about inequality in the United States.

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