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Mar. 1 | 2014 Franklin Prize
Nominations for 2014 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the best-published book in American Studies due
Mar. 1 | 2014 Romero Prize
Nominations for 2013 Lora Romero Publication Prize for the best-published first book in American Studies due
Mar. 1 | 2014 Community Partnership Grants
Applications for the 2014 Community Partnership Grants Program to assist American Studies collaborative, interdisciplinary community projects due
Mar. 1 | 2014 Regional Chapter Grants
Applications for the 2014 grants program to assist regional American Studies conferences and projects due
American Quarterly represents innovative interdisciplinary scholarship that engages with key issues in American studies. The journal publishes essays that examine American societies and cultures, past and present, in global and local contexts. This includes work that contributes to our understanding of the United States in its diversity, its relations with its hemispheric neighbors, and its impact on world politics and culture. Through the publication of reviews of books, events, and diverse media, the journal seeks to make available the broad range of emergent approaches to American studies
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American Quarterly is published four times a year, in March, June, September, and December. It is available online to ASA members and through Project Muse and JSTOR.
The term American studies encompasses a vast range of disciplines, all of which, in one way or another, are trying to describe the cultures of the United States. In recent years American studies has also incorporated comparative studies of Canada and Latin America; and indeed a transnational, global perspective on American culture has become one of the leading currents in the field as we begin the twenty-first century. Where, after all, do the borders of America stop, when its influence was, throughout the twentieth century, so pervasive on world cultures?
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The Guide to American Studies Resources includes a directory of American Studies and American Ethnic Studies programs as well as resources of interest to American Studies scholars, such as an index of grants, information about scholarly journals, and a directory of international resources in American Studies.
Please review your entries in the Guide to American Studies Resources and Directory of Graduate Programs in American Studies. We welcome updates and additions at any time. We publish these guides to link our members or those interested in the field to what your program has to offer at the undergraduate or graduate levels.