Here are my recent and upcoming public activities:



Conference Presentations

UPCOMING: Haas, Astrid. “Landscapes and Lifeways: Engaging with Western Nature in the Autobio­graphy of James Beckwourth.” Conference of the Netherlands American Studies Association. Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands, online, 3/12/21.

UPCOMING: Haas, Astrid. “Black Mission and Mobilization Across Borders.” 6th Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies. Texas A&M Interna­tional University, USA, online, 11-13/11/2021.

“Island (Im)Mobilities: Free and Coerced Movements in the Narratives of Ashton Warner and Mary Prince.” 44th Annual Conference, Society for Caribbean Studies. University of Wales, UK, online, 8/7/2021.

“To Canada and Beyond: Samuel Ringgold Ward’s Transborder Mobility and Activism.” 66th Annual Convention, British Association for American Studies (BAAS). Online, 8/4/2021.

Public and Guest Lectures

Haas, Astrid: “Versatile Elements: Water and Mobilities in Caribbean Slave Narratives.” Black History Month Lecture, University of Central Lancashire, UK, 13/10/2021.

“Black Mobilities in the 19th-Century Indigenous Borderlands.” University of Bremen, Germany, 20/05/2021.

“Canaan Limited: Canada in Slave and Neo-Slave Narratives.” Black History Month Lecture, University of Central Lancashire, UK, 21/10/2020.


announcement of public lecture "Versatile Elements"


For more information on my current research, check out my project website: BIMAAR



Upcoming Conference: Black Mobilities in the Atlantic World.

Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire, UK.
13-14 January 2022.
See here for the CONFERENCE PAGE

Selected Past Events

Research Group “E Pluribus Unum: Ethnic Identities in Transnational Integration Processes in the Americas.”
Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany.
nine conferences and workshops, 2008-2009.

Academic Association “Genus—Münsteraner Arbeitskreis für Gender Studies.”
University of Münster, Germany.
conference and seven lecture series, 2000-2005.

For my own contributions resulting from these activities, check out my PUBLICATIONS