Posted on Monday 22nd April 2013
The 59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) will be hosted by the School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham 10-13 April, 2014.
Deadline for submissions extended to November 21
Please note the deadline to submit a proposal for the 59th Annual Conference for the British Association for American Studies (BAAS). 10-13 April, 2014, University of Birmingham has been extended to Thursday November 21st.
There is no overarching theme for the conference; we welcome papers and panel proposals on any subject related to American Studies. We are also very keen to encourage panel proposals from associations linked to BAAS, such as the APG, BGEAH, BrANCH, and HOTCUS as well as proposals for roundtable discussions and innovative panel presentations.
Proposals for 20-minute presentations should be a maximum of 250 words and include a title. Proposals by two or more people sharing a common theme are warmly invited. Panel and roundtable proposals should include a lead contact, an overall title and up to 250 words on each contribution.
All proposals should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 21 November 2013.
The British Association for American Studies was founded in 1955. It exists to promote, support and encourage the study of the United States in the Universities, Colleges and Schools of the United Kingdom, and by independent scholars.
The Department of American and Canadian Studies is committed to excellence in teaching, and our staff and postgraduate students are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research into literature, culture, history, film and TV, politics and international relations. Our multi-disciplinary degree programme gives students a broad base of knowledge and skills for their future careers, whilst progressive specialization is always encouraged.