U.S. Studies Online showcases and promotes the exciting and emerging research produced by postgraduate and early career researchers in the American studies academic community.

Here are the first 18 issues, published between 2001 and 2011. For the latest USSO issues, click here.

Issue 9, Autumn 2006: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 9, Autumn 2006 Multilingualism and Immigration in U.S. Public Policy: 1850-1910 Antony Adolf © Antony Adolf. All Rights Reserved Language provides the best proof that a law accepted by a community is a thing that is tolerated and not a rule to which all freely consent. Ferdinand…

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Issue 12, Spring 2008: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 12, Spring 2008 ‘Heartless Exhibitionist or Brave New Chronicler of the Age of Terror’? Don DeLillo’s Mao II, Falling Man, and Making Art from Terror Robin Whear © Robin Whear. All Rights Reserved There is a book within DeLillo’s Falling Man (2007) that is everything the novel itself is…

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Issue 9, Autumn 2006: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 9, Autumn 2006 The Geography of Production: Charting the Modernist Spaces in Sinclair Lewis’s Babbitt Michael P. Moreno © Michael P. Moreno. All Rights Reserved In his celebrated study of spatiality entitled The Production of Space (1991), Henri Lefebvre posits that ‘[e]very language is located in a…

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Issue 12, Spring 2008: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 12, Spring 2008 ‘Identities and Encounters’: A Report of the British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference, University of Manchester 2007 Jennie Chapman and Josephine Metcalf © Jennie Chapman and Josephine Metcalf. All Rights Reserved On the 17th of November 2007, the University of Manchester welcomed delegates from Bangor…

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Issue 15, Autumn 2009: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 15, Autumn 2009 ‘Visions, dreams and a few nightmares’: Roy DeCarava’s Representations of African American Workers in Harlem Rebecca Cobby © Rebecca Cobby. All Rights Reserved I want to photograph Harlem through the Negro people. Morning, noon, at night, at work, going to work, coming home from work, at…

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