The US Studies Centre was pleased to sponsor the biennial scholarly conference of the Australia and New Zealand Association for American Studies (ANZASA) through its support of keynote speaker, Amy Kaplan, and a roundtable discussion on Australian attitudes towards the US.
The Department of History at the University of Sydney hosted the conference 4 - 7 July 2008, which brought together 140 scholars from eight countries.
Amy Kaplan, Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered the closing keynote paper, which explored the underlying meaning of homeland security as a new concept in the American lexicon.
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