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IAAS W.A. Emmerson Lecture 2020


The IAAS is delighted to announce that Dr Nerys Young will deliver this year’s W.A. Emmerson Lecture.

Dr Nerys Young is a Lecturer in American History at Ulster University. Her research interests include screen politics, mass communication, journalism, American Politics and public affairs. Nerys is the current Treasurer of the Irish Association for American Studies.

Her lecture, “Captive City, Captive Audience: Film, Television and the Kefauver Crime Hearings” will take place in Room BA0022 of Ulster University’s Belfast Campus at 5.30pm on Thursday, March 19th 2020.

The W.A. Emmerson Lecture is named in honour of Tony Emmerson, one of the IAAS’s founding members, and is a highlight of the association’s annual events. Information on previous lectures can be found here.

The lecture is free and all are welcome to attend, particularly in this auspicious year that marks the Association’s 50th Anniversary.