New Presidential History Network

The Presidential History Network serves the academic needs of scholars interested in the United States’ presidency, individual presidents, and corollary interests in the institutional, political or cultural history of the American polity   From Washington to Obama the network is a means of disseminating research ideas and findings, developing fora for discussion and debate, supporting book…

Student Conference Programme 2013/14

The British Association for American Studies: Student Conference Programme 2013/14 U.S. Civil Rights and the Cold War: A one day dual-topic conference, suitable for GCSE and A-Level Historians, 11th February 2014, Durham School. American Government and Politics Conference North: A one day conference suitable for A-Level students undertaking a Politics course, 7th March 2014, Silcoates School, Wakefield American Government…

BAAS Annual Conference 2014

  The Conference Programme is available here: For WEB 59th-BAAS-Conference-schedule-31-3-2014-4   A 4-day conference to be held at the University of Birmingham, 10-13 April 2014 The 59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) will be hosted by the School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham…

‘Homeward Bound’: Nation, Belonging and the American Home, BAAS and IAAS Postgraduate Conference,The University of Nottingham, 7- 8th December 2013

Keynote speakers: Professor Bridget Bennett (University of Leeds) Professor Randall Woods (University of Arkansas) The home has long served as a powerful signifier of American culture and identity, from the colonial frontier log cabin constructed to resist the rigors of a New World, to the suburban house synonymous with affluence and spiralling consumerism. The home…

BAAS Annual Conference 2012

57th Annual Conference Conference Programme available here Registration is now open! Please visit The University of Manchester’s online store to register and pay for the conference: Link to estore. Last Booking Date for this Event: 11th April 2012 Plenary Speakers: Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History at Harvard University Thomas Doherty, Professor of…