Critical MASS Postgraduate Conference in American Studies
|Dates:||13 May 2016|
|Times:||12:00 - 17:30|
|What is it:||Conferences|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
Keynote speaker: Professor Zoe Trodd
"The Antislavery Usable Past: Protest Memory and the Movement Against Contemporary Slavery"
Zoe Trodd is Professor of American Literature in the Department of American and Canadian Studies at the University of Nottingham, co-director of the Centre for Research on Race and Rights, and director of the research priority area in Rights and Justice. She researches protest literature and visual culture, especially of antislavery. She recently addressed the European Parliament about its antislavery policy. Her books include American Protest Literature (2006), To Plead Our Own Cause (2008), Modern Slavery (2009), The Tribunal (2012), Civil War America (2012), and Picturing Frederick Douglass (2015).
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