Saturday, February 25, 2012

BAAS Annual Conference

Registration is open for the British Association of American Studies annual conference, to run from 12 - 15 April, 2012, at the University of Manchester.

Plenary Speakers:
Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History at Harvard University 
Thomas Doherty, Professor of American Studies at Brandeis University
Peter Coates, Professor of American and Environmental History at Bristol University

There is no over-arching theme to the conference, and the date for submission of papers has passed. The organisers did outline that they were especially looking forward to "receiving approaches from those with interests in Sino-American and Canadian-American cultural, economic, and diplomatic relations this year as well as interests in commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812."

For more information see the BAAS Website or contact the conference organiser Ian Scott:  ian.s.scott@manchester.ac.uk

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