U.S. Studies Online showcases and promotes the exciting and emerging research produced by postgraduate and early career researchers in the American studies academic community.

Here are the first 18 issues, published between 2001 and 2011. For the latest USSO issues, click here.

Issue 8, Spring 2006: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 8, Spring 2006 ‘Something so fundamentally right’: Djuna Barnes’s Uneasy Intersections with Margaret Sanger and the Rhetoric of Reform Richard Espley © Richard Espley. All Rights Reserved In 1938, two years after the publication of her most famous work, Nightwood, Djuna Barnes wrote to her friend Emily Coleman of…

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Issue 8, Spring 2006: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 8, Spring 2006 America Actually: An Introduction Elizabeth Boyle and Anne-Marie Evans © Elizabeth Boyle and Anne-Marie Evans. All Rights Reserved The annual BAAS Postgraduate Conference has an important function in galvanising the next generation of American Studies scholars in the UK. This year’s one-day postgraduate conference…

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Issue 9, Autumn 2006: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 9, Autumn 2006 Multilingualism and Immigration in U.S. Public Policy: 1850-1910 Antony Adolf © Antony Adolf. All Rights Reserved Language provides the best proof that a law accepted by a community is a thing that is tolerated and not a rule to which all freely consent. Ferdinand…

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Issue 11, Autumn 2007: Article 3

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 11, Autumn 2007 ‘Speaking of Survival and of Ordinary Things’: The Emergence of an Urban Philosophy in the 1960s New York Writing of Jane Jacobs and Maeve Brennan Madeleine Lyes © Madeleine Lyes. All Rights Reserved It must have seemed like they came out of nowhere. Jane Jacobs and…

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Issue 9, Autumn 2006: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 9, Autumn 2006 The Geography of Production: Charting the Modernist Spaces in Sinclair Lewis’s Babbitt Michael P. Moreno © Michael P. Moreno. All Rights Reserved In his celebrated study of spatiality entitled The Production of Space (1991), Henri Lefebvre posits that ‘[e]very language is located in a…

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