Registration: BAAS Postgraduate Conference 2018

Registration is now open for this year’s British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Postgraduate Conference! America’s Urgent and Great Problems: BAAS Postgraduate Conference 2018 3rd November 2018 Department of Arts and Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon-Tyne Information on the conference including where to register can be found through the following link. The cost includes food and…

Job: Editorial Assistant to the Co-Editors-in-Chief, Journal of American Studies (12 October)

Applications are invited for the post of Editorial Assistant to the incoming Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of American Studies, Dr. Sinéad Moynihan and Dr. Nick Witham. The Journal of American Studies is an interdisciplinary journal published jointly by the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) and Cambridge University Press. More information on the Journal is…

Job: Assistant to the Associate Editors (Book Reviews), Journal of American Studies (19 October)

Applications from current doctoral students in American Studies, English, History, Politics, or cognate disciplines are invited for the post of Assistant to the Associate Editors. The role of the Editorial Assistant will be to manage the book reviews section of the Journal of American Studies, an interdisciplinary journal published quarterly by Cambridge University Press. More…

BAAS Membership Survey Report

Introduction In April 2017, the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) conducted a wide-ranging survey of its membership. The purpose of the survey was to consult and obtain the views of BAAS members on a number of important issues facing the American Studies community and academia in the UK, more broadly. The survey was designed…

Targeted Research Panels – BAAS Annual Conference

Targeted Research Panels British Association for American Studies Annual Conference The British Association for American Studies has available funding for convenors to organise two successive annual conference panels that will support, promote, and feature the production of research by and about people of colour, LGBTQ+ communities and disability communities. Through Targeted Research Panels, BAAS seeks…

Call for Papers – The 64th British Association for American Studies Conference

25-27 April 2019, University of Sussex Keynote Speakers: Barbara Savage (University of Pennsylvania/University of Oxford), Robyn Weigman (Duke University), Jonathan Bell (UCL) Conference Themes Proposals are welcomed on any subject in American Studies, and submissions are particularly welcome that address our two broad themes: LGBTQ+ History. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall…

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:…

Reminder: BGEAH & BrANCH Postgraduate & Early Career Conference 2018

Please find below the link for registration for the exciting programme taking place on 23 March in London at Senate House, kindly co-ordinated by Gareth Davis. There is funding to support people attending from beyond London or the Southeast, so please sign up, spread the word, and come and join the conversations!   http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/14779