American Studies

American Studies is a quarterly interdisciplinary journal sponsored by the Mid-America American Studies Association, the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of American Studies, and KU Libraries. American Studies (AMSJ) first appeared in 1959, and has 1,000 current subscribers. In 2005 it merged with American Studies International (ASI), and welcomes submissions with an international perspective. ASI, a journal for American Studies scholars outside the U.S., was published by the American Studies Department at George Washington University for over forty years. Beginning with Vol. 45 (2004), ASI ceased publication as an independent journal, and merged with AMSJ, with the agreement that AMSJ would devote at least one issue a year (or the equivalent) to transnational American Studies scholarship, international American Studies authors, and would maintain a significant showing of scholars outside the U.S. on its editorial board. The “On Teaching” forum, now on the AMSJ blog, originated as an ASI feature.

With an editorial board from a number of areas of study, the journal offers provocative perspectives on a variety of issues. Frequent special sections and special issues create a space for a broad discussion on a single topic. Articles on pedagogy inform the American Studies classroom. The book review section aims at keeping readers conversant with contemporary scholarship. This electronic edition provides free access to the back issues of the journal. The most recent three years are available via print subscription only.

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Announcements

 

Journal Software Upgrade Sept 19-21, 2018

 

Due to a much-needed system upgrade, all online submissions and communications will be unavailable between September 19-21, 2018.

If you need to communicate with the editors or editorial staff during that time, please do so by email: asjo@ku.edu.

Thank you for your patience.

Sincerely,

Sherrie Tucker and Randal M. Jelks

Editors, American Studies

 
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Vol 56, No 3/4 (2018)

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Table of Contents

Articles

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c, 1-3
Crystal Mun-hye Baik
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5-30
Robert Scott
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31-45
Katherine Stanutz
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47-68
Taneem Husain
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69-82
Matt Seybold
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83-106
Michael Sweeney
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129-130

Reviews

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107-128
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131-132