Inaugural Lecture for New American Studies SPEC program

24th October
Between the Camp and the Commons: the Bio-Politics of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman
by Donald Pease (Dartmouth College)


13th November
Is Gender (Un)Translatable?
by Judith Butler (University of California, Berkeley)

Judith Butler

20th November
The Gettysburg Address in American Culture
by Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet (University of Lausanne)


22nd November
Toni Morrison’s Beloved and the African American Gothic
by Maisha Wester (Indiana University)

Afro-American Gothic

10th December
Talk and Concert on Woody Guthrie
by Will Kaufman (University of Central Lancashire)

Will kaufmann

13th December
The Slave Narrative and the American Gothic
by Teresa Goddu (Vanderbilt University)

Slave Narratives and the American Gothic