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May events at Eccles Centre for American Studies, British Library, London
by Cara Rodway
Below are details of the May events programme from the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library. The programme covers a broad spectrum from native peoples in early 20th century film to contemporary American politics and diplomacy, via modern folk music and ‘70s satire.
In particular, we would like to draw your attention to the Eccles Centre’s plenary annual event, the DW Bryant Lecture, to be delivered this year by Professor Tony Badger (University of Cambridge) on 19 May. The lecture is free and will be preceded by a reception.
CFP: Survivor Objects: The Material Culture of Memory
by Deborah Andrews
Survivor Objects: The Material Culture of Memory
November 14-15, 2014
University of Delaware
Proposal deadline: 30 April 2014
The inaugural bi-annual symposium sponsored by the CMCS, “Survivor Objects” considers the cultural power accrued by artifacts that have endured social conflict. By bearing historical witness, such objects can come to hold a privileged place in cultural memory and, as a result, play a powerful role for present-day communities. Sessions will center on:
· themes of iconoclasm and the afterlife of monuments following political upheaval or civil struggle
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