The CFP for the joint conference of the British and Irish Associations for American Studies (7-9 April 2016) is now open.  Conference and panel proposals may be sent to by 1 November 2015.  The conference website is now live:

The 2017 conference will be hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University, exact dates TBC.

In 2018, BAAS and the European Association for American Studies will jointly host the annual BAAS and biennial EAAS conference.  This will be a collaboration between King’s College, London, UCL and the Eccles Centre at the British Library.

We are now soliciting bids from institutions interested in hosting the conference in 2019.  Individual or joint bids – for example, from two institutions located in the same city – are both welcome.  Further information – including a sample bid – can be obtained from the Chair of the Conferences Subcommittee, Sinéad