The American Studies Colloquium Series presents new research in American Studies. It brings together both junior and senior scholars from different national contexts, and addresses topics ranging from cultural readings of poetry through environmental history to security studies.

The Colloquium Series is geared primarily toward American Studies scholars and students, but all talks are open to the interested public.

The Colloquium Series talks occur on selected Thursdays at 4 pm in room 317 at the American Studies Center unless noted otherwise.

Concept and organization: Agnieszka Kotwasińska and Tomasz Basiuk


Fall Term 2018

8 November
Kacper Pobłocki (University of Warsaw)
"The Rise and Fall of Atlantic Capitalism"

22 November
Renata Hryciuk (University of Warsaw)
"Ethnography of New Culinary Elites: Gastronomic Heritage, Gender and Neoliberal Multiculturalism in Oaxaca (Southern Mexico)"

6 December
Marek Wojtaszek (University of Łódź)
"Sensory Interface and Algorithmic Desire in a Society of Anticipation"

13 December
Gerry Canavan (Marquette University)
"The Humanities after BLACKFISH"

17 January
Alison Sperling (ICI Berlin)
"Nuclear Afterlives: Toxicity and Nonhuman Embodiments in the Anthropocene"

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