Peter Boyle MA Graduate Teaching Assistantship – University of Wyoming

The MA Graduate Teaching Assistantship, starting in September 2021, will provide income for two years and a MA fee waiver.   Applications are invited for the BAAS Graduate Assistantship in American Studies at the University of Wyoming, starting in August 2021 for two years. Candidates will normally be final-year undergraduates in American Studies and related…

The American Photo-Text, 1930-1960

Focuses on the intersections between text and photography in the twentieth-century American photo-text This critical study of the American photo-text focuses on the interaction between text and images in twentieth-century American photography as well as the discourse surrounding image-text collaboration on a wider level. In looking at books designed as collaborative efforts between writers and…

AGM 2018

British Association for American Studies Annual General Meeting 2018 The 2018 AGM of BAAS was held on Thursday 5 April at Kings College London at 2.30 pm. The meeting was quorate throughout. [66 in attendance] Minutes: The minutes of the 2017 AGM (Canterbury Christ Church) were circulated and approved. [Joe Street proposed; Katie McGettigan seconded]…

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…

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…

Meeting 280

British Association for American Studies     Minutes 280th   Minutes of the 280th Meeting of the Executive Committee, held at the University of Sussex, Saturday 15 November 2014 at 1.30pm.   Present: Sue Currell (Chair), Jo Gill (Secretary), Zalfa Feghali, Katie McGettigan, Rachael Alexander, Cara Rodway, Nick Witham, Bevan Sewell, Uta Balbier, Doug Haynes,…

Meeting 276 – September 13, 2013

Minutes of the 276th Meeting of the Executive Committee, held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, 13 September 2013 at 1.30pm. 1. Present:                   Sue Currell (Chair), Bridget Bennett (Vice Chair), Jo Gill (Secretary), Zalfa Feghali, Jonathan Munby, Joe Street, Doug Haynes, Sinéad Moynihan, Gareth  Hughes, Michael Collins. Apologies:                   Sylvia Ellis, Ian…

Meeting 273

British Association for American Studies Minutes 273rd Minutes of the 273rd Meeting of the Executive Committee, held at the University of Birmingham on 18th Jan 2013 at 12pm. 1. Present: M Halliwell (Chair), S Currell (Vice Chair), J Gill (Secretary), S Ellis (Treasurer), T Saxon, I Bell, M Bibler, M Collins. Apologies:       G Hughes,…

Meeting 271

British Association for American Studies Minutes 271st Minutes of the 271st Meeting of the Executive Committee, held at the University of Leicester on 8th June 2012 at 1pm. 1. Present: M Halliwell (Chair), S Currell (Vice Chair), J Gill (Secretary), S Ellis (Treasurer), G Lewis, M Collins, J Ward, R McLennan, B Bennett, M Bibler,…