Professor Philip McGowan, Queen’s University Belfast
Professor Philip McGowan provides an overview of the evolution of American Studies in Europe, with a focus on the role of the European Association of American Studies. As part of his talk, he also covers some of the challenges associated with understanding America in a non-US environment.
Professor Philip McGowan is Subject Lead on the M Liberal Arts degree programme and the Programme co-ordinator of the Story summer school at Queen’s University Belfast. He is also President (2016-2024) of the European Association for American Studies and has been a member of the Executive Board of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society since 2005.