IASA is the only world-wide, independent, non-governmental association for Americanists. Furthering the international exchange of ideas and information among scholars from all nations and various disciplines who study and teach America regionally, hemispherically, nationally, and transnationally, IASA is registered in The Netherlands as a non-profit, international, educational organization with members in more than forty countries around the world.
Announcing the Sixth IASA World Congress
Oceans Apart: In Search of New Wor(l)ds
Szczecin, Poland, 3-6 August 2013
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Emory Elliott Award for Outstanding Paper Presented at an IASA World Conference (Szczecin, Poland, 3–6 August 2013)
IASA announces a special award to honor the memory of Professor Emory Elliott (1942-2009) in recognition of his contribution to American Studies. He supported an international outlook and encouraged young scholars and professionals both in North America and in other countries around the world, and served for many years on the Executive Council of IASA.
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Donald E. Pease Awarded the ASA's Bode-Pearson Prize for Outstanding Contributions in American Studies
The Carl Bode-Norman Holmes Pearson Prize honors lifetime achievement in and contribution to the field of American Studies. Each year’s prize committee is instructed to consider afresh the meaning of a “lifetime contribution to American Studies.” The definitions of terms like “contribution” and even of “American Studies” remain open, healthily contested, and ...