This page lists abstracts of recent issues, contents of forthcoming issues, calls for papers, and other announcements.

Call for Papers: MAASA 2016 Conference

The Mid-America American Studies Association 2016 Conference has just issued their call for papers. The topic of the 2016 Conference is Battleground Midwest: Defining Who and What Matters in the U.S. and Beyond. The Conference will be hosted at the University of Kansas on March 4-5.

You can read more about the confernce and submit proposals at:
Posted: 2015-05-26 More...

Forthcoming Issue: Vol 54, No 1 (2015) Out Now!

Issue 54.1 of AMSJ is now available on our website and was mailed out a week ago. We made Uniting Citizens after Citizens United: Cities, Neoliberalism, and Democracy open access as we felt that Michan Connor's work was an important piece of scholarship that everyone should read. Read it and the rest of AMSJ today!  
Posted: 2015-04-27

Forthcoming Issue: Issue 53.1 Now Out

Issue 53.1 of AMSJ is now on our website, and was mailed out a few weeks ago.  Get your copy today!  
Posted: 2014-05-08

Forthcoming Issue: The Funk Issue, vol 52, no 4, is now out.

The Funk Issue, vol 52, no 4, is now out.  
Posted: 2013-12-03 More...

Remembering James Farrell

The AMSJ editors and staff are saddened to learn of the death of longtime editorial board member James Farrell.  
Posted: 2013-09-17 More...

Forthcoming Issue: Issue 52.3 is out now

AMSJ's first Summer Reading Issue is out!  It contains four excellent review essays by Tanya Sheehan, Clarence Lang, Megan E. Williams, and Lerone Martin, as well as dozens of book reviews.  
Posted: 2013-08-07

Announcing the American Studies blog!

Take a look at our newly-launched blog.

As part of our mission to encourage dialog amongst readers, the blog will serve as a supplement to the journal, and aims to encourage discussion around contemporary issues in both American Studies and broader public culture.

Also, make sure check out Carol Mason's review of Leslie Reagan's new book, "Dangerous Pregnancies."
Posted: 2012-04-30 More...
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