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Mid-America American Studies Association

The Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) encompasses eleven states, including Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, in the mid-continent area. American Studies Association members residing in the region are automatically MAASA members. Others can become members by checking the appropriate box on the ASA membership form.

MAASA's purposes are to foster the study of American culture in all its aspects, to provide a forum for communication and discussion among its members and the general public, and to promote scholarship by the publication of the journal, American Studies. These ends are to be achieved by...

Chesapeake American Studies Association

The Chesapeake American Studies Association is a regional branch of the American Studies Association. Our membership area includes the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Richmond, VA, and Baltimore, MD.

Assistant or Associate Professor of African American or Africa Diaspora Studies

November 1, 2018
Starting Date: 
Friday, August 16, 2019


African American / Africa Diaspora Studies

The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the field of African American or Africa Diaspora Studies with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2019. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in the humanities and/or social sciences.  The candidate must have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study prior to appointment....

California American Studies Association

The California American Studies Association (CASA) was created in 1982, when the northern and southern California ASA chapters were combined. Since its founding, CASA has always been an open, inclusive regional organization devoted to promoting the field of American Studies, particularly in California. Our annual conference regularly welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, K-12 educators, college and university facility, and community members.

Annual three-day conferences were held every spring from 1983 to 2003, addressing focused topics and drawing presenters and attendees not only from California, but also from other regions. After a five-year hiatus, a small group of veteran and new...

Rocky Mountain American Studies Association

The Rocky Mountain American Studies Association is characterized by a relatively small number of programs in a vast geographical space, presenting to its members both difficulties and opportunities. Many of our members are drawn from schools along the Rocky Mountain front range, and others from colleges and universities in Arizona, Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. RMASA publishes an occasional journal of articles and reviews entitled Canon.

Southeastern American Studies Association

Heads up! Behold the CFP for our next biennial conference,
March 14-16, 2019 at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel, in Atlanta: Meanwhile. . .

The Southeastern American Studies Association (SASA), the ASA’s largest regional chapter, presents new developments and findings in American studies scholarship, identifies and defines areas of debate about the nature of American culture and its study, and conducts cultural and historical programs on the Southeast and its communities. We work with broad, inclusive conference themes that encompass such topics as art and architecture, black literature and music, American studies as cultural critique, the...

New York Metro American Studies Association

The New York Metro Regional Chapter of the American Studies Association (NYMASA) is an active and vibrant member of the American studies community in the New York City area. We maintain an active list serve and sponsor a diverse roster of activities: an annual one-day conference organized around a specific theme; monthly Salon Talks, which give scholars an opportunity to discuss their recently-published books in an intimate setting; panel discussions; a brunch each Spring for members to meet and socialize. We’ve also partnered with academic institutions around the city to organize weeklong summer institutes for scholars, activists, and artists. 


Great Lakes American Studies Association

GLASA has historically served Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, with a diverse membership of secondary teachers, college faculty, graduate students, independent scholars, archivists, and others. In past activities and events, its aim was to support individuals and groups in the study of American culture by helping members in locating resources, making connections with colleagues, and developing and sharing their work. 

New England American Studies Association

The New England American Studies Association (NEASA) serves Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.  In order to promote and strengthen American studies in the region, NEASA encourages the study of the culture and history of New England; hosts an annual fall colloquium and spring conference; sponsors regional American studies related events; and fosters engagement across institutional boundaries including the academy, public institutions, and non-profits.  

Its membership includes community college, college, and university faculty; secondary school teachers; undergraduates, graduate students and independent scholars; and archivists, museum curators, and public historians. NEASA works to ensure that these constituencies...

Hawai’i American Studies Association

The Hawai'i American Studies Association (HASA) is centered around the Department of American Studies at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. While many members of HASA are faculty and students in the department, HASA also reaches out to interested scholars and students in other departments and universities on the island.  

Reflecting Hawai'i’s unique geographical, political, and cultural location in the U.S./Pacific and the issues and debates that arise from it, the strength of HASA program is on American-Pacific-Asian connections as well as more general issues in American studies. For many years, HASA has sponsored an annual research conference where graduate students...