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 14, Spring 2009: Article 4

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 14, Spring 2009 The Illustrated Press: Richard Watson Gilder and the American Frontier Jayme Yahr © Jayme Yahr. All Rights Reserved Deemed the little sister to European artwork and the ‘unwanted stepchild of art history’, American art has long suffered as an inferior Other in the traditional eyes of…

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Issue 14, Spring 2009: Article 3

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 14, Spring 2009 Live and Let Li(v)e: the Reduction of the American Dream and the Destruction of Queer Bodies in Laramie and Beyond Christopher Young-Kramaric © Christopher Young-Kramaric. All Rights Reserved The essential tension that has driven this argument is a literary exploration of that which is real and…

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Issue 14, Spring 2009: Article 2

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 14, Spring 2009 Occidental Odysseys to Niagara, the Prairies and the Mississippi River: British and American Views on the Three Landscapes of the West Adam Hallett © Adam Hallett. All Rights Reserved This article will look at the American landscape in various frontier settings between 1825—the opening of the…

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Issue 14, Spring 2009: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 14, Spring 2009 ‘America: Real and Imagined’: A Report on the British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference, University of Exeter 2008 Gareth James © Gareth James. All Rights Reserved On Saturday 15th November 2008, Exeter University’s School of Arts, Language and Literature (SALL) hosted ‘America: Real and Imagined’,…

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Issue 15, Autumn 2009: Article 1

U.S. Studies Online: The BAAS Postgraduate Journal Issue 15, Autumn 2009 ‘Visions, dreams and a few nightmares’: Roy DeCarava’s Representations of African American Workers in Harlem Rebecca Cobby © Rebecca Cobby. All Rights Reserved I want to photograph Harlem through the Negro people. Morning, noon, at night, at work, going to work, coming home from work, at…

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