Notice of BAAS AGM 2018

The BAAS Annual General Meeting will take place at King’s College London at 3.30 pm on Thursday 5 April 2018. It will include the executive committee elections (see candidate statements displayed on the noticeboard and on our website). Elections can only take place if the meeting is quorate; please make every effort to attend. Agenda:…

A Level Resources

Resources for A Level Teachers and Students Below you will find resources for American topics in History, Politics and Literature. For History and Politics they are arranged by exam board and paper; for English, they are arranged under author. BAAS is always keen to support the teaching of American History, Politics, Literature and Culture at…

EBAAS 2018: Call for Papers

EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference 4-7 April 2018 King’s College London, University College London and the British Library Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford) Proposals are welcomed on any subject…

Minutes 287

British Association for American Studies   Minutes 287th Minutes of the 287th meeting of the Executive Committee, held at the Institute of the Americas, UCL on Saturday 4 February 2017 at 1.00 pm.     Present: Brian Ward (Chair), Jenny Terry (Secretary), Cara Rodway (Treasurer), Ben Offiler, Emma Long, Katie McGettigan, Kate Dossett, Paul Williams,…

BAAS- Cadbury Research Library Archive Internship, University of Birmingham

The British Association of American Studies (BAAS) and the Cadbury Research Library welcome applications for a paid internship to conduct research at the BAAS archive held in Special Collections at the University of Birmingham.  The archive will be of particular interest to researchers working on the history of higher education and academia, transatlantic intellectual history…

BAAS Award Winners 2016-17

At the BAAS Banquet and Eccles Centre Receptions at the Annual Conference at Canterbury Christ Church University, we were delighted to announce the winners of the BAAS and Eccles Centre awards. The projects, books, and essays awarded prizes show the strength and range of American Studies scholarship in Britain, from school students to senior researchers.…

Resources for A Level Study

Welcome to the BAAS Schools Resources Page. Below, we have collated materials created by American Studies scholars that may be useful for teaching and studying American topics in English Literature, History and Government and Politics A-Levels.  Resources are divided by period for History and English, and by topic area for Government and Politics. But they…