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  • Reform and Renewal: Transatlantic Relations during the 1960s and 1970s | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    order as shifts in the power balances between liberals and conservatives altered the political landscape The rise of conservatism in the United States no less than the debacle in Vietnam augured new foreign policy priorities for American leaders Coinciding with the renewed focus on economic liberalism on both sides of the Atlantic the influence of conservatives in redefining international relations became increasingly prominent This conference aims to explore the political changes which helped redefine the transatlantic relationship as the Sixties era came to an end and a new age of conservatism came to prominence Plenary speakers Professor Robert K Brigham Professor Brigham is the Shirley Ecker Boskey Professor of History and International Relations at Vassar College New York During 2007 2008 he is the Mary Ball Washington Visiting Professor at the School of History and Archives UCD He is the author of numerous books and essays on American foreign relations including Argument Without End In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy 1999 written with Robert S McNamara and James G Blight ARVN Life and Death in the South Vietnamese Army 2006 and Is Iraq Another Vietnam 2006 Dr Stefan Halper Dr Stefan Halper is a Senior Research Fellow at Magdalene College Cambridge and a Senior Fellow at the Cambridge Centre of International Studies where he is Director of the Donner Atlantic Studies Programme Dr Halper began a long career of public service for the US government in 1971 and has served four American presidents in the White House and the Department of State He is also the co author of two books the bestselling America Alone The Neo Conservatives and the Global Order 2004 which analysed the American neoconservative movement and The Silence of the Rational Centre Why American Foreign Policy is Failing 2007 which looked at various social

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  • Imaging Human Rights | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    personnel and media practitioners to discuss the roles of image producers and the functions of visual imagery in the documentation and communication of human rights issues Topics under discussion will include concepts e g humanitarianism compassion used to frame the imagery the genres and effects of Western modes of visualisation the traditions and practices of image makers in the field the roles of news organisations and NGOs in selecting and

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  • War and American Identity Conference | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    history of American foreign relations and modern America Brigham is author of numerous books and essays on American foreign relations including Guerrilla Diplomacy The NLF s Foreign Relations and the Vietnam War Cornell 1998 Argument Without End In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy PublicAffairs 1999 written with Robert S McNamara and James G Blight ARVN Life and Death in the South Vietnamese Army Kansas 2006 Is Iraq Another Vietnam PublicAffairs 2006 Iraq Vietnam and the Limits of American Power PublicAffairs 2008 Professor Charles Gannon American Literature St Bonaventure University Charles is Associate Professor of English with research interests and publications relating to American Literature Popular literature Film and narrative structure science and politics He is the author of numerous works of fiction as well as Rumours of War and Infernal Machines Technomilitary Agenda setting in American and British Speculative Fiction 2005 Professor Lloyd Gardner Department of History Rutgers University One of the leading historians of US diplomacy and foreign policy Lloyd is Charles and Mary Beard Professor in the History Department at Rutgers University and author of more than a dozen books on the history of US foreign policy including Approaching Vietnam and Pay Any Price Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam With Marilyn Young he recently co edited The New American Empire Dr Michaela Hoenicke Moore Department of History University of Iowa USA Dr Hoenicke Moore is currently working on aspects relating to the construction of US nationalism Her previous publications include Know Your Enemy The American Debate on Nazism 1933 1945 2003 which explored US popular and official interpretations of the Third Reich and The Uncertain Superpower 2003 Professor Scott Lucas Department of American and Canadian Studies University of Birmingham Professor Lucas works in the areas of US politics international relations and diplomatic history In recent years he has become more interested in the relationship between culture ideology and US foreign policy since 1945 His publications include The Betrayal of Dissent Beyond Orwell Hitchens and the New American Century 2004 George Orwell 2001 Freedom s War The US Crusade Against the Soviet Union 1945 1956 1999 The Lion s Last War Britain and the Suez Crisis 1996 Divided We Stand Britain the US and the Suez Crisis 1991 Scott Reynolds Nelson Scott Reynolds Nelson is Legum Professor of History at the College of William Mary He has written about American culture labor and social history including Iron Confederacies Southern Railways Klan Violence Reconstruction 1999 Steel Drivin Man John Henry the Untold Story of an American Legend 2006 Ain t Nothing But a Man My Quest to Find the Real John Henry 2007 and with Carol Sheriff A People at War Civilians and Soldiers in America s Civil War 2007 He is currently at work on the panic of 1873 and the American Commercial Invasion of Europe Professor Marilyn Young Department of History New York University Professor in the Department of History at New York University She has written and researched extensively on US foreign policy

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  • Rethinking Labour: Labour, Affect and Material Culture | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    National University of Singapore Kristin Swenson Affective Rhetoric Work Life in the Age of Lifestyle Drugs Communication Studies Butler University Indianapolis Kirsten Forkert Taking One s Chances Goldsmiths College University of London Zerrin Arslan Aeshtetical Dispositions and their Presentation Via Home Decoration in the Turkish Middle Class Sociology Department Middle East Technical University Ankara 2 50 4 30 pm PANEL 6 MANAGING THE SELF SELF WORK TIME AND AESTHETICS click here to view paper abstracts for this panel Chair Karen Ho University of Minnesota Bogdan Costea Norman Crump Kostas Amiridis Managerialism and Infinite Human Resourcefulness A Commentary upon the Therapeutic Habitus Derecognition of Finitude and the Modern sense of Self Department of Organisation Work and Technology Lancaster University Management School Hillary Murtha It Rings Them Out it Tolls Them In Bell Time and its Resonances Among Workers in the New England Textile Industry 1830 1845 University of Delaware Alexis McCrossen Beautiful Little Machines U S Watches and Bodies in the Gilded Age Department of History Southern Methodist University Dallas David Gray Prophets of Motivation Selling Workplace Cooperation in Motivational Posters Clinton Institute for American Studies University College Dublin 2 50 4 30 pm PANEL 7 CRAFT WORKMANSHIP PLEASURE AND POWER click here to view paper abstracts for this panel Chair Kathryn Nicol University College Dublin Anthony McCann Crafting Gentleness University of Ulster Kate Smith Shaping and Shaped The Boundaries of Work in the Late Eighteenth Century Pottery Industry Department of History University of Warwick Laurence Davis Pleasurable Labour Independent Scholar Dublin S Margot Finn Cooking in Style Williams Sonoma and the Must Have Gourmet Kitchen Program in American Culture University of Michigan 4 30 4 50 pm TEA COFFEE 4 50 6 30 pm PANEL 8 AFFECT SENTIMENT AND FEELING EMERGING EPISTEMOLOGIES FOR THINKING ABOUT THE CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE click here to view paper abstracts for this panel Chair Liam Kennedy University College Dublin Neferti X M Tadiar Vicissitudes of Loss and the Universal Communicability of Feeling Postcolonial Barnard College Columbia University New York Kalindi Vora The Biocapital of Care Commodified Affect and Indian Call Centers University of California Berkeley Paula Ioanide Public Affective Investments in Post Civil Rights Nativist Measures History of Consciousness Department University of California Santa Cruz Tamara Lea Spira Remembering Trauma in a Time of War the Affective Economies of Neoliberal Amnesia and the Radical Imagination of Dissent History of Consciousness Department Feminist Studies Department University of California Santa Cruz 4 50 6 30 pm PANEL 9 THE ART OF LABOR AND THE LABORING OF ART IN THE MUSEUM GALLERY AND STUDIO click here to view paper abstracts for this panel Chair Ruth Barton Trinity College Dublin Kim Sawchuk Effective Communications and Affective Alliances The Art of Carole Conde and Karl Beveridge Communication Studies Concordia University Montreal Peter Conlin Ambiguous Labour Work in Artist Run Organizations Affiliation Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture Concordia University Montreal Frances Pohl Art Education and Working Class Culture The Metropolitan Museum s Workers Education Program Department

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  • States of Damage: C21 US Writing and Culture | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Damage C21 US Writing and Culture Call for Papers We invite members of the American Studies community in the UK and continental Europe to attend a colloquium entitled States of Damage New Paradigms for the Study of US Writing and Culture in the C21 to be held March 8 9 2008 at the University of Warwick in conjunction with the Clinton Institute for American Studies University College Dublin Questions to be considered at the colloquium include the following What distinctive themes and problems have emerged during the post 9 11 era How might we periodize the current moment How does the range of contemporary cultural production prompt reappraisal of critical Americanist paradigms What challenges face non host nation scholars in the field What new forms of scholarly interaction and exchange might be developed for the dissemination of research and teaching both within academe and for a broader public The intention of the colloquium is not we repeat not to reproduce existing conference formats or protocols We aim instead to create an informal environment conducive to collegial exchange debate and mutual support In place of plenary speakers and parallel sessions we intend to schedule roundtable discussions held in a single intimate

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  • American Critical Perspectives: Reconfiguring American Studies | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Old Guard Vs Enfant Terrible Lewis Mumford Jane Jacobs and the Crux of Urban Disorder Michael Collins University of Nottingham Title He was more a man of preferences than assumptions Melville s Bartleby and the Roman Law Tradition Stephen Joyce University of Bielefeld Title The Vanguard of America Camptown as Contact Zone in Heinz Insu Fenkl s Memories of my Ghost Brother 11 00 11 15 Break 11 15 12 45 Panel 2 Rearticulating Race Louise Walsh UCD Clinton Inst Vindication of Vernacular Representations of Dialect in Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes Mule Bone A Comedy of Negro Life and J M Synge s Playboy of the Western World Francesca de Lucia Oxford University Title Contesting the Old Articulating Visions of a New America Barry Shanahan UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies Title Tell It Like It Is The Role and Representation of Hip Hop in Musical and Extra Musical Forms 12 45 1 30 Lunch 1 30 3 00 Panel 3 Masculinity Religion and Sexuality Sarah May O Sullivan University College Cork Title The Hollow Men A comparison of middle phase masculinities in Alejandro Gonzalez Iňárritu s Amores perros 2000 and Atom Egoyan s Exotica 1994 Patrick Staerke

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  • Terrorism, the City and the State Symposium | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Information Booking Form How to Find Us Contact Details Links Accommodation Food Attendees are responsible for booking and paying their own accommodation Accommodation near UCD Food on Campus Lunch and other meals are not provided as part of the registration fee Details of places to eat on campus are listed below and can be located on the UCD Campus Map There are a number of restaurants and snack bars available on the campus back to top Registration Information Registration fee includes a conference pack and admission to all conference seminars plenary sessions teas coffees and reception Once you have filled in the necessary details on the booking form please return to Ms Catherine Carey Manager Clinton Institute for American Studies William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium University College Dublin Belfield Dublin 4 Ireland or email the form as an attachment to Catherine Carey ucd ie You will then receive confirmation of your booking Fees 20 conference fee 10 conference fee for student unwaged Booking Form Please copy the booking form onto a word document before completing and returning it Name Institute Affiliation Full Postal Address Email Tel Fax Number of places Payment can be made by cheque in advance of by cash

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  • Terrorism, the City and the State Symposium | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    presented a richly illustrated lecture on the theories of military urbanism at work in the Israeli Palestinian conflict Professor Scott Lucas University of Birmingham presented a wide ranging talk on the development of political warfare linking US foreign policy strategies in the Cold War and the War on Terror Further themes were developed through separate panel discussions on urban bombings media coverage of urban destruction and violence and on issues of urban planning and governance in Irish cities The lecture by Mike Davis University of California Irvine which closed the symposium was co sponsored by the Clinton Institute and the Humanities Institute of Ireland The lecture was attended by a large audience in the Clinton Auditorium and received much media attention including interviews with Mike Davis in the Irish Times and on RTE radio Mike Davis global reputation is supported by a protean mix of scholarship and activism and there was great interest in his new work a study of the development and worldwide use of the car bomb His book Budha s Wagon A Brief History of the Car Bomb is published this week by Verso In a stimulating lecture he documented how this everyday object became a particularly adaptable and deadly threat to urban centres Programme 9 45am Introduction Liam Kennedy UCD 10 00am Brian Feeney St Mary s University College Belfast Belfast From Protestant Town to Catholic City Violence Demographic Impact andSocio Economic Change 11 00am Tea Coffee Clinton Institute Belfield House 11 30am Panel A Panel B Panel A Anarchism and Dynamite in the 19th Century Venue Clinton Institute Belfield House Chair Beverly Gage Deaglan O Donghaire NUI Maynooth The Anarchist Press and the Voice of Dynamite Niall Whelehan European University Institute Florence Civilised and Uncivilised Warfare Representations of Fenian Political Violence in London 1876 1886

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