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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.

The items below include news from BAAS itself and submissions from other institutions and organisations. You will find posts organised by category below. Each week, the news and events submitted to BAAS, are included on the Weekly Digest mailing. You can sign up to receive the weekly mailing by completing this form.

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Latest News and Events

    The Scottish Association for the Study of America’s 24th Annual Conference

    The 24th annual conference of the Scottish Association for the Study of America (SASA) will convene on March 4, 2023 at the University of Glasgow. The SASA...

    British Library Early Career Fellowship, North American Indigenous Print Heritage

    The British Library Americas curatorial section welcome approaches from interested parties for an AHRC funded Early Career Fellowship in Cultural &...

    CFP: Reproductive Care and Justice

    CFP: Reproductive Care and Justice – Special Issue of "New Area Studies" Deadline for Abstracts (300 words): 28 January 2023 Deadline for Articles: 30...

    Unfolding Our Shared Future

    'Voters of the Future' is the inaugural event in ‘Unfolding Our Shared Future: Challenge, Possibility and Potential in the 21st Century,‘ a travelling...

    Marcella LeBeau Undergraduate Essay Prize

    The Marcella LeBeau Essay Prize is awarded to the best essay by an undergraduate student at a Scottish University on a topic relating to women, gender, or...

    New Book Announcement: Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Covid-19

    A new book from Clare Birchall and Peter Knight provides a wide-ranging analysis of the emergence and development of conspiracy theories during the Covid-19...

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