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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Event Archive

This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.

American Imperialism and Identity: National and International Understandings of the United States

14th June 2014, 09:00 to 17:30, St Aidan's College

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

Registration is now open for the American Imperialism and Identity conference, taking place at St. Aidan's College on Saturday June the 14th. This is a one-day interdisciplinary conference organised by Durham postgraduates in varying departments. The conference is free and open for all postgraduates to attend. The day will be filled with presentations by PG students from all over the UK and we will end with a roundtable discussion featuring three key academics in the field of American studies. Lunch and a drinks reception will be provided on the day. You can find our schedule and all abstracts on our website at If you would like to come, please do register through the form available on the website. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at

Registration closes at 5 pm on the 25th May.

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