Archival Report from Grant Gosizk, BAAS Malcolm Bradbury Award recipient 2015

The generous financial support of BAAS has allowed me the opportunity to explore Yale University’s Eugene O’Neill Collection and his extended period of sobriety, which was particularly formative for the author’s late-career works, says Grant Gosizk, recipient of the 2015 Malcolm Bradbury Award. The work conducted during this research trip supports my Ph.D. dissertation ‘Addicts…

In Memory of Lois Green Carr (1922-2015)

Lois Green Carr, preeminent historian of colonial Maryland, died peacefully at her home on June 28, 2015. She was 93 years of age. Born on March 7, 1922 in Holyoke, Massachusetts to Donald Ross Green and Constance McLaughlin Green, Dr. Carr was a third-generation historian. She may be the only seven-year-old to have asked her mother…

Chair’s Annual Report to the AGM 2015

Chair’s Annual Report 2015University of Northumbria April 10th, 2015The hard work of the Executive Committee has resulted in huge gains for American Studies as a discipline this year, says Sue Currell in the Chair’s Annual Report, presented at the 2015 BAAS conference. These gains reflect the original goals of the first committee 60 years ago but they…