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NAASWCH Conference 2016 – International Conference on Welsh Studies

Wednesday 20 July 2016 - Friday 22 July 2016
Harvard University 12 Quincy St Boston, MA MA 02138 United States

Event report available here

Organised by Professor Daniel Williams (Swansea University) and Dr Melinda Gray

Hosted by the Department of Celtic Literatures and Languages at Harvard University

Keynote Speakers

  • Matthew Rhys (in conversation with Daniel Williams), “From House of America to The Americans” (The Richard Burton Centre Annual Lecture, Swansea University)
  • Marc Shell (Harvard University), “Language Wars” (Sponsored by the Learned Society of Wales)
  • Rt.Hon. Rhodri Morgan, “Is the UK Breaking Up and Does it Matter to Wales?” (Sponsored by Swansea University)
  • Sarah Prescott (Aberystwyth University), “Archipelagic Elegy: Eighteenth-Century Women’s Poetry from Ireland, Scotland and Wales” (Sponsored by Aberystwyth University)
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NAASWCH is a multidisciplinary association of scholars, teachers and individuals dedicated to advancing scholarship on Welsh studies, supporting the study of Welsh-American culture and fostering international bonds between scholars, teachers and the Welsh-American community.

Towards these ends, NAASWCH holds a biennial conference where scholars of history, literature, language and the arts present and discuss the results of their research.

Visit the NAASWCH website.

Event Details
Wednesday 20 July 2016
Friday 22 July 2016
Harvard University
12 Quincy St Boston, MA MA 02138 United States