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  • Contact | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    and Conflict Events Internships Media Newsletter Orientation Links Contact UCD Homepage Welcome To CIAS Click here to watch our introductory movie Prospective Students President Clinton addresses the Institute Sept 2010 Contact the UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies Director Professor Liam Kennedy Tel 353 1 7161561 Email Liam Kennedy ucd ie Manager Catherine Carey Tel 353 1 7161560 Fax 353 1 7161562 Email Catherine Carey ucd ie Lecturer John Jack

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  • UCD Homepage | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Ireland Director Professor Liam Kennedy Global Irish Civic Forum June 2015 Home About Us Academic Programmes Semester Abroad Programme Fellowships Research Photography and Conflict Events Internships Media Newsletter Orientation Links Contact UCD Homepage Welcome To CIAS Click here to watch

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  • MA in American Studies | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Monroe Doctrine Manifest Destiny Imperialism Wilsonianism Internationalis and Anti Communism The American Political Tradition AMST40290 10 credits This module traces the evolution of American political thought and practice over time Special emphasis will be placed upon the many areas of continuity and linkage and the occasional moments of discontinuity between the various political traditions Students will also be encouraged to draw upon these ideas to better understand how Americas think about politics today Concepts to be explored include the Hamiltonian and Jeffersonian conceptions of federalism populism Progressivism the New Deal the evolution of the democratic and Republican parties and the emergence of the modern conservative movement American Culture AMST40410 10 credits Hegemonic but never monolithic American culture has always been produced through intellectual political and social conflict These conflicts have arisen from debates around citizenship ever evolving identity politics the lasting cultural impact of America s founding and the role of religion in forming the United States sense of itself There has never been consensus on the nature of the American project and it is in the production of culture that this becomes most apparent This module will proceed from an intrinsically interdisciplinary perspective examining a range of cultural projects historical and contemporary from literature film music architecture and visual art journalism and new media It will address particular areas of generative cultural debate from foundational conflicts around the establishment of American polity and the emancipation of marginalised or subjagated peoples to frameworks of Cold War consumption the prison industrial complex and post imillennial urban angst American Studies Semianr AMST40090 5 credits This seminar will focus on selected issues and themes of contemporary American Studies research drawing on faculty and Institute directed research projects as case studies and provide all postgraduate students with opportunities to present working papers on their dissertation thesis research American Politics Today AMST40460 5 credits This module examines contemporary American politics from a variety of perspectives in order to impart a sophisticated understanding of the ways in which the system operates at the national level Drawing upon literature from history and political science the writings of prominent political observers and video and social media content the module will explore three interrelated and overarching themes One is the fact that the United States is in a period of transition The country is growing increasingly diverse a fact which is celebrated by some especially on the left and a cause for concern among others especially on the right In addition income inequality is growing and has reached levels last seen during the Gilded Age and which would be unthinkable in other advanced nations The possibility that American influence abroad has begun to recede fuels the uncertainty that has accompanied these changes A second theme of the module is the problem of gridlock Even though Americans frequently complain about the inability of their elected representatives in Washington D C to accomplish anything especially in light of the challenges facing the country there seems to be little prospect of more

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  • PhD in American Studies | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    required with no section being less than 6 5 Applications from students without evidence of a completed postgraduate degree e g a relevant MA may be considered in exceptional circumstances Your online application www ucd ie apply will require the following documents A 2 500 word research proposal the proposal should provide a provisional title for the thesis explain the central idea question or problem you wish to research and justify the choice material you intend to study You should also give an indication of how you expect your research to contribute to knowledge on your choice topic and in wider fields of study You should explain what methodologies will be used in the course of your research A provisional bibliography of major scholarly publications in the subject you wish to research the bibliography should provide a comprehensive list of the major publications on the topic you wish to research or in the general area of your research This should indicate that you have conducted a preliminary survey of existing research and understand how your research might build upon existing research and scholarship A proposed schedule your schedule should outline how you intend to complete your research and thesis within three to four years This might be divided into years or semesters You should therefore think about what you would like to achieve in each semester or year of study Academic transcripts Two academic references IELTS certificate if applicable Please specify whether you wish to apply for a January May or September the scholarship only applies to a September 2016 start date For more information on the structure of the PhD programme at University College Dublin visit here For information on fees For information on scholarships PhD Students Research Benjamin MIller benjamin miller ucdconnect ie Academic Qualifications B A English Psychology University of Connecticut 2010 M A American Literature University College Dublin 2011 Thesis From New York to Interzone A Case Study of William S Burroughs as American Expatriate Writer Dissertation Working Title Expatriatism in the Age of Globalization A Literary Narrative of the Transnational in Contemporary American Culture Research Aims In the canon of American literature the expatriate tradition chronicles the writings of hallmark authors such as Henry James Ernest Hemingway and Paul Bowles among others whose migrations led to the establishment of writers colonies in various international sites across primarily Europe and North Africa With the advent of mass international movement in a decolonised post WWII world however traditional expatriatism became fundamentally obsolete within the context of globalisation This research seeks to articulate this redefining of expatriatism and the various permutations of transnationality in contemporary American culture Examining the transnational author and themes reveals the persistent return to international dislocation as a vehicle in which to challenge and redefine notions of the self political social cultural and racial identities Starting with the post WWII pre Cold War context and the consolidation of US neoimperial foreign power this dissertation will cover key moments in the American political and social

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  • President Clinton addresses the Institute Sept 2010 Conferences Current Conferences 2011 9 10 September 2011 Diaspora Strategies Encouragement Evolution and Engagement Conference 1 2 June 2011 New Ways of War Insurgencies Small Wars and the Past and Future of Conflict 8 10 April 2011 History Memory and US Foreign Relations 2010 22nd September 2010 Post Globalization Rethinking the Relationship of Ireland and the United States 2009 20th 21st February 2009

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  • Research Seminars | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    impact of archivable aesthetic experience from the form of the work itself to who can accumulate it to who can speak as an authority about it to what pleasures it generates remains largely unexplored except in terms of grand generalizations about the wonders of instantaneous total access This talk will consider the ramifications of archivability rather than just accessibility How have new modes of collecting culture via iPods e readers and YouTube changed our understanding of the ultimate value of culture 5 30pm Seminar Room Clinton Institute February 15th Academic Freedom and Campus Dissent Panel Chair Paddy Healy Former President Teachers Union of Ireland Professor Stephen Shapiro University of Warwick Academic Freedom and Campus Dissent in the UK Dr Paula Gilligan Centre for Public Cultures IADT Flexicurity Insecurity New Managerial Cultures and Academic Freedom Aidan Rowe Free Education for Everyone NUI Maynooth Academic Freedom and Campus Dissent the Student Perspective 6 30pm William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium February 21st Dr Hamilton Carroll University of Leeds Narrative Cinema and the War on Terror 6pm Seminar Room Clinton Institute April 4th Professor John Dumbrell Durham University Evaluating President Bill Clinton s Foreign Policy 5 30pm Seminar Room Clinton Institute April 5th Professor Scott Lucas University of Birmingham Wikileaks Old Diplomacy and New Journalism 5 30pm Seminar Room Clinton Institute Professor John Dumbrell visits UCD Clinton Professor John Dumbrell of Durham University visited the Institute and delivered a fascinating address on the foreign policy of President Bill Clinton Dumbrell author of Clinton s Foreign Policy Between the Bushes suggested a framework for evaluating the foreign policy success of a presidency the limits of structure and agency the way in which a President conducts the foreign policy process the coherence of an administration s purpose and the President s contextual intelligence Dumbrell suggested that despite

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  • 2010 Transatlantic Affairs Newsletters 2007 2008 Volume 3 Issue 6 September October 2008 Volume 3 Issue 5 March April 2008 Volume 3 Issue 4 January February 2008 Volume 3 Issue 3 November December 2007 Volume 3 Issue 2 September October 2007 Volume 3 Issue 1 July August 2007 2006 2007 Volume 2 Issue 6 May June 2007 Volume 2 Issue 5 March April 2007 Volume 2 Issue 4 January February

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  • From the Frontline Rania Abouzeid and Martin Chulov

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