On January 6th Lisanne Walma successfully defended her dissertation: Between Morpheus and Mary: The Public Debate on Morphine in Dutch Newspapers, 1880-1939 at the Academiegebouw in Utrecht. Her dissertation focused on the development of the Dutch public debate on morphine…
In November 2018, Groningen University PhD candidate, Aynur Erdogan successfully defended her thesis titled The American Kaleidoscope of the Orient: Representations in Early American Print Culture. In it, Erdogan combines a number of studies on early American culture, European as well…
Albertine Bloemendal, “Reframing the Diplomat: Ernst van der Beugel and the Cold War Atlantic Community” PhD Defense, Leiden University, 2017
Beyond Racism and Poverty. The Truck System on Louisiana Plantations and Dutch Peateries, 1865-1920 PhD Defense of 25 November, 2016, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Revelatory Lines, Revolutionary Love: Beats, Black Arts and the Poetics of Public Engagement PhD Defense of 3 November 2016, University of Florida
Transatlantic Mediators: Grove Press, Evergreen Review and Postwar European Literature. PhD Defense of 25 January 2016, Radboud University Nijmegen.
“This Is Roosevelt’s World” – FDR as a Cultural Icon in American Memory PhD defense of 8 December 2015, Leiden University
The Politics of Terror: Enforcing Reconstruction in Louisiana’s Red River Valley. PhD Defense of 23 April 2015, Leiden University.