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.

 

December 2014, Vol. 33 No. 2

Introduction: Reorienting American Studies in the 21st Century


Re-Framing Pacific Imaginaries: Mimetic Rivals, Exceptionalist Mediators


Beyond the US-China Dilemma: The Art of Diasporic World-making


Domesticating Diplomacy: America’s Early Pacific Railroad Visions, 1820-1850


Toward a new Understanding of George W. Bush's China Engagement: Case studies of George W. Bush's First Term China Policy


Embodying the submerged disjuncture of the 'world': China's angry youth andWestern media


Adapting Diaspora: China, Australia, and the American Dream in Mao’s Last Dancer


One of these things (is and) is not like the others: Comparative Australian-American Studies and "Enchanted" Pedagogy


Round Table: PACIFIC TRIANGLES AND AUSTRALASIAN AMERICANSTUDIES


David Hackett Fischer, Fairness and Freedom: A History of Two Open Societies, New Zealand and the United States


Chadwick Allen, Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies


Geoffrey Sanborn, Whipscars and Tattoos: The Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick and the Maori


Other Issues

July 2015, Vol. 34 No. 1
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
July 2008, Vol. 27 No. 1
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