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2nd Seminar on American Studies

Alcalá de Henares, November 11, 2016

 

This one-day seminar is part of the PhD Program in North American Studies of the Franklin-UAH according to the following objectives:

  • To strengthen the scientific community around the American Studies
  • To deep the different lines of research that are being developed in this field of study
  • To analyze new trends in American Studies and apply them to doctoral thesis in progress

Place: Colegio Trinitarios. Room: “Luis Rosales”

Date: Friday, November 11

Hour: 10:00h

Program

  • 10:00h Welcome and presentation of the program, Dr. Julio Cañero, director Instituto Franklin-UAH
  • 10:15h Lecture: Enrique Alonso Garcia “Global issues and American realism: It is the City on a Hill or the melting pot what energizes of the US? Can [should] the US be understood [only] by looking to its stance on global issues?”
  • 10:45h Doctoral student presentations
    • Jean-Paul Lerea: “Margaret Fuller a Woman in Nature”
    • Sarah Mackin: “Opening Minds – towards a transnational education”
    • Laura Trigo: “Don DeLillo’s media-generated reality: local, glocal and global perspectives”
    • Artemio Revilla: “Another doctoral thesis on President John F. Kennedy?”
  • 11:45h Coffee break
  • 12:15h Lecture: Julio Cañero Serrano “The Latino vote or how the US electorate is being transformed”
  • 12:45h Doctoral student presentations
    • Marcos Todeschini: “Foreigners vs Locals in Hemingway fiction”
    • Jose Ignacio Gallego: “Sunshine State: Speculation and Environment in Contemporary American films.”
    • Jing Hu: The study of contemporary indigenous  literature as a potential for “transformed environmental values”
  • 13:30h General debate: Carmen Flys Junquera “Air, Water and Words know of No Borders”
  • 14:00h Conclusion

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