Seminars in Anglo-American Culture 2021

We are pleased to announce the seminar series to be held in Term 2 as part of the BA and MA courses in AngloAmerican Culture. The seminars, which will be hosted by Professor Nicoletta Vallorani, aim to nurture critical inquiries into the North American region by international academic researchers to foster open and critical debates.

Location: Online on Microsoft Teams


9 March 2021Nazzareno Mazzini
IED e IES Abroad Milano
Keep Watching: I luoghi e gli eroi del Sud nelle serie televisive
16 March 2021Elisabetta Marino
Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”
“Up from Slavery”: L’ascesa di Booker T. Washington tra rivendicazioni e compromesso
18 March 2021John Gibson
University of Louisville (USA)
“Strange Fruit” at the Intersection of Art and Politics
27 April 2021Vincenzo Martorella
Conservatorio di Musica “Nino Rota
Songs of the Caged Bird. African-American Music for Freedom, 1960-1972
4 May 2021Simona Bertacco
University of Louisville (USA)
The Lost Children’s Archive: The US Border Crisis and “The Question of Fiction”
6 May 2021Thomas B. Byers
University of Louisville (USA)
Looking South: Photographs of Another America
12 May 2021Carmen M. Garcia
Universidad Complutense
Carcosa in the Bayou: Southern Gothic in True Detective (S01)

For any query concerning the seminars and/or the Teams link, please email