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 16, Spring 2010: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal The Knickerbocker Atlantic: Ritual and Federalism in Washington Irving’s The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Michael Collins © Michael Collins. All Rights Reserved. The relationship of Washington Irving to the genre of the literary sketch has long been established. Seen as a major proponent of the genre…

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Issue 16, Spring 2010: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Continuities and Changes: A Report on the British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference, Northumbria University 2009 Helen Mitchell © Helen Mitchell. All Rights Reserved Northumbria University was proud to host the BAAS Postgraduate Conference on Saturday 14th November 2009 where 25 papers were submitted for presentation within…

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Issue 4, Autumn 2004, Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 4, Autumn 2004 The New American Jeremiad: the Writer as Apocalyptist Elizabeth Rosen © Elizabeth Rosen. All Rights Reserved In his book Structural Fabulation: An Essay on the Fiction of the Future, Robert Scholes contemplates the role of the author in the foreseeable future: If we are to break…

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Issue 7, Spring 2005 Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 7, Spring 2005 Reimagining the Shopping Mall: European Invention of the “American” Consumer Space Paul Edwards © Paul Edwards. All Rights Reserved Little tables all over those marble streets, people sitting at them eating, drinking or smoking – crowds of other people strolling by – such is…

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Issue 7, Spring 2005 Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 7, Spring 2005 Reimagining the Shopping Mall: European Invention of the “American” Consumer Space Paul Edwards © Paul Edwards. All Rights Reserved Little tables all over those marble streets, people sitting at them eating, drinking or smoking – crowds of other people strolling by – such is…

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