Paranoia in the Americas: American Anxieties in a Transnational Context

University College Cork 24 November 2018 From the earliest moments of its existence, the optimistic dream of America has been underpinned by a much darker sense of anxiety and paranoia. Whether embodied in early colonial fears of nefarious witches corrupting pious Puritan settlements, Cold-War fantasies of “reds under the bed,” or porous borders unable to […]

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The SALSA Collective is Hitting Philadelphia for Temple University’s Annual James A Barnes Postgraduate Conference

In about two weeks time SALSA Collective Co-Jefas Becky and Eilidh will be making a trip across the pond to present their papers on Latinidad at Temple University’s Annual James A. Barnes History Postgraduate Conference in Philadelphia. Eilidh’s paper is entitled: “Tantamount to Treason”: Chicana protest murals ‘¡Chicano Primero!’, the slogan of the Chicano Movement […]

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