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News & Events


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.

To submit content to appear on this page and to be included in our Weekly Digest mailing, please submit your content to us by completing the submission form.

Latest News and Events

    2022 American Politics Group/BAAS Colloquium

    We’re delighted that our first face-to-face event since the pandemic will take place this autumn. The 2022 American Politics Group/BAAS Colloquium will take...

    New Journal of American Studies Editorial Team

    BAAS and Journal of American Studies are pleased to announce the appointment of a new JAS editorial team commencing January...

    Call for Expressions of Interest: BAAS Code of Conduct Team

    We are looking for BAAS members who are interested in making BAAS a more inclusive place to join our Code of Conduct Team....

    Black Theatre Making and Censorship in the Archive: 8 November

    Online via the British Library and in person at Leeds Playhouse, this panel discussion and performance explores African American and Black British...

    Virginia Museum of History & Culture – 2023 Research Fellowships

    The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) offers research fellowships of up to three weeks a year to promote the interpretation of Virginia and...

    Spring Academy 2023: Interdisciplinary Ph.D Conference in American Studies

    The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for its annual Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History,...

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