American Cultures Workshop | Concerning conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

Part of the series

When

5.30pm–7.00pm

2 September 2015

Where

United States Studies Centre Boardroom

Type

Academic seminar

Topics

Culture

This workshop featured guest speaker Professor Ian Tyrrell of the University of New South Wales.

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. Through a bimonthly workshop that meets every second and fourth Tuesday during the academic year we seek to strengthen an already vibrant and rigorous research community of Americanists at the University of Sydney through establishing close contacts with other across the Pacific region and the world focused on the study of America broadly construed. Beyond the research workshop we hold a series of special events throughout the year including conferences, public lectures, and research roundtables that seek to further strengthen Americanist region in Sydney while providing additional fora for public and scholarly engagement.

The American Cultures Workshop is co-convened by Dr Thomas J. Adams (History and American Studies) and Dr Sarah Gleeson-White (English) along with collaborative workshop faculty Professor Paul Giles (English), Dr Chin Jou (History), Associate Professor Mike McDonnell (History), Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor (American Studies), Dr Jane Park (Gender and Cultural Studies) and Dr David Smith (Government and International Relations and American Studies). The workshop is sponsored by a Faculty Collaborative Research Scheme Grant from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney with matching funds from the US Studies Centre.

Featuring

  • Professor Ian Tyrrell
    Professor Ian Tyrrell
    Casual lecturer, United States Studies Centre

    Professor Ian Tyrrell teaches the USSC postgraduate unit, American Exceptionalism. He is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, whose teaching and research interests include American history, environmental history, and historiography. Tyrrell was a pioneer in the approach to transnational history as a research program for reconceptualising United States history, through his essay “American Exceptionalism in an Age of International History” in the American Historical Review in 1991.

 

Part of the series

American Cultures Workshop

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States.

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