There is a very special and unusual AMST/ENGLISH event that will take place in Downey Lounge, 4:15-5:30, on Tuesday, April 3 and it will feature an extremely talented guest:
Professor Ulla Haselstein, Director of the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Free University (Freie Universitat), Berlin. She is one of the most wide-ranging, dynamic, and respected American literary studies scholar-teachers in Europe and is also Chair of the Literature Department at the JFK (all classes are conducted in English).
THE EUROPEAN EDGE: A CONVERSATION ABOUT DOING AMERICAN STUDIES AND AMERICAN LITERARY STUDIES IN EUROPE
The John F. Kennedy Institute is world-renowned as one of the greatest centers for the study of American culture (American Studies and Canadian Studies). She is eager to meet Wesleyan students and faculty. We’ll be talking about some intriguing and under-researched aspects of Cold War history and the Cold War production of knowledge.