Published   semiannually
Language(s)   English
     
ISSN   0705-7113
     
Editorial Board

EDITORS

CLARE CORBOULD, School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies, Monash University
MICHAEL ONDAATJE, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle
HEATHER NEILSON, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW@ADFA

REVIEW EDITORS

TIMOTHY VERHOEVEN (History and related disciplines), School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies, Monash University
MELISSA HARDIE (Literature and related disciplines), Department of English, University of Sydney

EDITORIAL BOARD

JENNIFER FROST, University of Auckland
PAUL GILES, University of Sydney
IAN GORDON, Department of History, National University of Singapore, Singapore
MARILYN LAKE, University of Melbourne
JANE PARK, University of Sydney
STEPHEN ROBERTSON, University of Sydney
PAUL TAILLON, University of Auckland
IAN TYRRELL, University of New South Wales
SHANE WHITE, University of Sydney

Submission Guidelines and Editorial Policies

Editorial correspondence should be addressed to:
Clare Corbould (email: clare.corbould@monash.edu); or
Michael L. Ondaatje (email: Michael.Ondaatje@newcastle.edu.au); or
Heather Neilson (email: h.neilson@adfa.edu.au)

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically. Font should be Times New Roman 12 for the text and Times New Roman 10 for the endnotes. Submissions should follow the conventions of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, 2010. All articles are peer reviewed, and should not normally exceed 6,000 words in length. Endnotes should be grouped at the end of the article. Contributors are requested to include institutional affiliation, biographical details and an abstract.

The Editorial Board is responsible for the selection and acceptance of all contributions, but the opinions expressed and the accuracy of statements made therein remain the responsibility of individual authors. Papers are considered with the understanding that they have not been published and are not under consideration elsewhere.

Articles appearing in this journal are indexed in Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life and the MLA. The journal is part of JSTOR, where issues appear three years after publication. The journal is also part of the EBSCO Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre database. All material published in AJAS becomes the property of the Editors on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association. AJAS is sent free to all members of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association.

     

Australasian Journal of American Studies

Published by the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association

AJAS (ISSN 0705-7113) is the official journal of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association.  It is published twice a year, in July and December.

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

The purpose of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association (ANZASA) is to encourage study and research in all aspects of U.S. culture and society.  In addition to publishing this Journal, the Association holds scholarly biennial conferences, supports postgraduate seminars, publishes occasional papers, supports research travel to the United States for postgraduate research candidates and encourages scholarly exchanges between Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

 

July 2008, Vol. 27 No. 1

Clara Bow in “Free to Love” (1925): Feature Films and Eugenics in the 1920s


Who Votes? Who Voted? The 2008 American Elections: Contexts for Judging Participation & Partisanship


WINNER OF THE NORMAN HARPER AWARD EXERCISING 'THOSE FACULTIES MOST WHICH THEY DESIRE IN THEIR OFFSPRING': ENLISTING PARENTS IN THE CRUSADE AGAINST VICE


NORMAN HARPER AWARD COMMENDED Overthrown by the Press: The US Media's Role in the Fall of Diem


A Theatre of Politics: History’s Actors in Gore Vidal’s “Empire”


Teaching American Sport ‘Down Under’: Introduction


Sport, Media and Culture: Implications for American Studies Physical Education


Baseball, Cricket, Gridiron & Rugby: Opposites Attract in Teaching American Sports Culture Abroad


Incongruous Entertainment: Camp, Cultural Value, and the MGM Musical by Steven Cohan


Popular Ideologies: Mass Culture at Mid-Century by Susan Smulyan


Hollywood’s Cold War by Tony Shaw


Making Indian Law: The Hualapai Land Case and the Birth of Ethnohistory by Christian W. McMillen


Fugitive Landscapes: The Forgotten History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands by Samuel Truett


Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England by Ann M. Little


Unintended Consequences: The United States at War by Kenneth J. Hagan; Ian J. Bickerton


Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America by Meg Jacobs


Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words by Douglas L. Wilson; Alfred A. Knopf


Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction by Kenneth Millard


Other Issues

July 2015, Vol. 34 No. 1
December 2014, Vol. 33 No. 2
July 2014, Vol. 33 No. 1
December 2013, Vol. 32 No. 2
July 2013, Vol. 32 No. 1
December 2012, Vol. 31 No. 2
July 2012, Vol. 31 No. 1
December 2011, Vol. 30 No. 2
July 2011, Vol. 30 No. 1
December 2010, Vol. 29 No. 2
July 2010, Vol. 29 No. 1
December 2009, Vol. 28 No. 2
July 2009, Vol. 28 No. 1
December 2008, Vol. 27 No. 2
December 2007, Vol. 26 No. 2
July 2007, Vol. 26, No. 1
December 2006, Vol. 25 No. 2
July 2006, Vol. 25 No. 1
December 2005, Vol. 24 No. 2
July 2005, Vol. 24, No. 1
December 2005, Vol. 24, No. 2