Program in British Studies
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‘The Falklands War’

Friday, August 28, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Hans Mark Chancellor of the University of Texas System 1984-1992


‘The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and National Identity’

Friday, May 8, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Lawrence Goldman INSTITUTE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH, LONDON


‘Colonel House and the British’

Friday, May 1, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

John Milton Cooper UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN


‘The Men Who Lost America’

Friday, April 24, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Andrew O’Shaughnessy UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA


Round Table Discussion on the Question of Racial and Social Prejudice in British and American Universities

Friday, April 17, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Marian Barber (British Studies) Roger Louis (British Studies) Tom Palaima (Classics) Comment: Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez (British Studies)


‘Lost Expeditions, Lost Histories’

Friday, April 10, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Dane Kennedy GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY


‘Making Ireland English’

Friday, April 3, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Jane Ohlmeyer TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN


‘British Studies and Liberal Arts at UT’

Friday, March 27, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Robert D. King LIBERAL ARTS


No Meeting - Spring Break

Friday, March 20, 2015


‘South Africa and the Question of African Independence: The Case of South-West Africa (Namibia)’

Friday, March 13, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Molly McCullers UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA


‘Allies yet Adversaries? Portugal and Britain in the Age of Empire’

Friday, March 6, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Gabriel Paquette JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY


‘Northern Ireland’s Continuing Troubles: Reflections on the Belfast Agreement of 1998’

Friday, February 27, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Lawrence S. Graham GOVERNMENT


‘The United Nations and Colonial Independence’

Friday, February 20, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Thomas Meaney COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY


‘The Poetry of Valentine’s Day: Love and Ghosts of the Great War’

Friday, February 13, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Ingrid Norton HARVARD DIVINITY SCHOOL


‘Indigenous Rights in Australia and New Zealand’

Friday, February 6, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Bain Attwood HARVARD UNIVERSITY


‘The Propertyless British: The Legacy of Colonialism and America’s Forgotten Class’

Friday, January 30, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Bartholomew Sparrow GOVERNMENT


‘Blair and Bush: Partners in Reaction’

Friday, January 23, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Michael Brenner UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH


'The Disappearance of Dylan Thomas’

Friday, January 16, 2015 • 2:45 PM

Tom Lea Rooms, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 3.206

Kurt Heinzelman ENGLISH