What's on this week

1st Week (24-28 April)


25 April


Red, White, and Brew

Informal weekly coffee session for postgraduates, fellows, and RAI researchers.


25 April


The United States and World War One

American History Research Seminar

Christopher Capozzola (MIT)

Merchants of Death? The Nye Commission, the Business of War, and the Politics of Memory


26 April


American Politics Graduate Seminar

Helen Baxendale (University)

Teach for America and the Politics of Education Policymaking


The American Politics Graduate Seminar welcomes attendees to its weekly meetings, which feature presentations and discussions led by postgraduate, junior, and senior researchers whose work relates to U.S. politics. The seminar meets on Wednesdays from 1-2.30pm at the RAI; a sandwich lunch is provided. If you would like to get involved, please email the convenors, Rose de Geus and Nina Yancy, at politics.rai@gmail.com.


26 April


Intersectional Feminisms Reading Group

This reading group welcomes all those interested in exploring literary, artistic and intellectual works that centre the experiences of American women of colour. We meet weekly to discuss a small selection of texts by Black and brown women, encompassing range of textual, visual and auditory genres. Please contact nina.yancy@univ.ox.ac.uk to be added to the mailing list and receive the materials for each week.


27 April


American Literature Research Seminar

Hazel Hutchison (Aberdeen)

‘Truth has no Place in War’: WWI Writing and Censorship in America