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Feb. 1 | CFP 2015 Annual Meeting
Click here. The submission site will automatically shut down at 11:59 PM (Pacific) on February 1, 2015.

Mar. 1 | Vote in the 2015 ASA Election
All votes must be cast by 11:59pm EST on March 01, 2015

Mar. 1 | 2015 Franklin Prize
Nominations for 2015 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the best-published book in American Studies due

Mar. 1 | 2015 Romero Prize
Nominations for 2015 Lora Romero Publication Prize for the best-published first book in American Studies due.

Mar. 1 | 2015 Community Partnership Grants
Applications for the 2015 Community Partnership Grants Program to assist American Studies collaborative, interdisciplinary community projects due


ACLS Humanities E-Book

The ACLS offers individual annual subscriptions to ACLS Humanities E-Book to current American Studies Association members. By early 2010 HEB will be offering unlimited access to nearly 3,000 full-text, cross-searchable titles across the humanities and social sciences, from the 1880s through the present. You may purchase an individual subscription to HEB at http://www.humanitiesebook.org/subscription_purchase.html.

American Quarterly

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

American Quarterly [official journal site]

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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?

Members of the ASA have access to the Encyclopedia of American Studies Online as a membership benefit. Register here at the Johns Hopkins University Press website for free access to American Quarterly and the Encyclopedia (current ASA members only). Simply enter the member log in and password that you create or have already created for the JHU website to gain access to the EAS.

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Guide for Reviewing American Studies Programs

This program guide will assume that the program review will involve all on- and off-campus constituents, and that resources and power are involved as well as quality and prestige.

International Journals Directory

This website provides scholars with a one-stop shop for the latest research published in American studies journals throughout the world. Organized by the International Initiative of the American Studies Association and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this site is the outcome of a collaboration between numerous journal editors around the world. http://www.theasa.net/journals/