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The British Association for American Studies is pleased to maintain a list of news and events from across the American Studies community.

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Latest News and Events

    Transatlantic Studies Association 2023 Annual Conference – Extended Deadline Call for Papers

    Transatlantic Studies Association 21st Annual Conference University of Plymouth, UK, 3-5 July 2023

    Lecturer in the Centre of Excellence for Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Modelling (DAIM) – University of Hull

    Have Python programming Skills and an interest in the Intersection of the Ethics of AI with Indigenous and de-colonizing Research Protocols? If so, you could work with the Treatied Spaces Research Cluster ( and the Centre of Excellence for Data Science, AI and Modelling at the University of Hull as a FT Lecturer.

    Book Release: Politics, Propaganda and the Press: International Reactions to the Falklands/Malvinas Conflict

    Louise A. Clare, Politics, Propaganda and the Press: International Reactions to the Falklands/Malvinas Conflict, (London: Routledge, 2023). This book examines British and Argentine media output in the prelude to and during the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas Conflict and acknowledges the aftermath and legacies of the media response.

    Job Advert: British Association of American Studies Social Media Officer

    A rewarding opportunity to work with the British Association of American Studies (BAAS) to enhance BAAS’s social media presence. Through a more strategic approach to public communications, BAAS seeks to improve the effectiveness of BAAS’s efforts to boost the profile of American Studies among young people and the wider public. Working closely with the Digital Communications Manager, you will be responsible for building online engagement with the American Studies community, students, young people, schools, and teachers, and the wider UK public.

    PAID vacancy: British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH): Creating a Digital Collection

    We are delighted to announce that BrANCH is seeking a talented PGR or ECR to create a digital collection for BrANCH. This is a paid opportunity to complete a project over the summer months and create a fantastic resource for BrANCH. We are grateful to the BAAS-US Embassy fund for their financial support of this exciting initiative. Please contact Emily West ( if you want further information. The closing date is 31st March 2023.

    Call For Papers and Expressions of Interest: Submit to the Australasian Journal of American Studies

    The Australasian Journal of American Studies or AJAS (ISSN 0705-7113) is looking for submissions for its upcoming issues (July, December 2023). AJAS is the official journal of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association. It publishes on all themes and all periods relating to United States history, culture, politics, film, literature, and society.

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