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Minutes of EAAS Board Meetings

Until 2012 the minutes of the board meetings of the EAAS were published in the newsletter, American Studies in Europe. Beginning in 2012, the minutes are available on the EAAS website in the "About EAAS" menu.

Virtual Board Meeting, 9 May 2020 (pdf)

Thessaloniki, April 5, 2019 (pdf)

London, April 4-7, 2018 (pdf)

Lausanne, March 30, 2017 (pdf)

Constanta, April 22-25, 2016 (pdf)

Lublin, March 26, 2015 (pdf)

The Hague, April 2, 2014 (pdf)

Moscow, April 26-27, 2013 (pdf)

Izmir, March 29-30, 2012 (pdf)

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Officers and Board

Names and addresses of the four officers and twenty-one board members of EAAS.

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Gonnaud from KempfIn Memoriam: Maurice Gonnaud, 1925-2017

Maurice GONNAUD, who presided over the destinies of the French Association between 1973 and 1980, became the third president of EAAS, after A.N.J den Hollander and Harry C. Allen. From 1980 to 1984, he worked for our common good along with vice-president Sergio Perosa, secretary Hans Bungert and treasurer Rob Kroes. He died on August 16, 2017. He was 92.

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 Statement of Support in Relation to Current Events in Poland - July 21, 2017

2018 EBAAS Conference

The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference

Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford)

Proposals are welcomed on any subject in American Studies. The overarching themes for the conference are environment, place and protest, and we particularly welcome submissions in these areas, broadly defined. The conference will also be an opportunity to reflect on the fiftieth anniversary of the turbulent events of 1968 and their impact on the United States and Europe.

Please note the following:

Given the size and scope of the conference, we will give preference to fully formed panel proposals, but will also accept individual proposals where possible.
All sessions at the conference will be a maximum of 1 hour 30 minutes. Proposals for panels should therefore consist of no more than three speakers, or, if more speakers are desired, should be conceived as roundtable discussions.
All individual proposals should be for 20-minute presentations.
BAAS and EAAS are dedicated to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage and will give preference to panels that reflect the diversity of our field in terms of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and institutional affiliation. All-male panel proposals will not be accepted.
Equipment for the projection of PowerPoint presentations will be available in all rooms.
Paper proposals should be 250 words maximum, including a title. Panel proposals should include a 250-word abstract for each constituent paper as well as an abstract of no more than 250 words describing the panel session as a whole.

Please submit proposals, along with a brief CV and email address for each participant, to the deadline of 1 October 2017.

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Minutes, Reports...

  1. The minutes of EAAS board meetings are now listed in our. "About EAAS" section.
  2. Reports of recent activity by member associations are posted on the pages for each association.
  3. Postgraduate travel grant reports are accessible from the EAAS Grants page.
  4. More details on information disseminated through EAAS can be found in our News menu.

Articles of the EAAS

Articles of the European Association for American Studies (EAAS), as passed on April 3rd, 2009 in Zürich, Switzerland, and amended on April 9, 2011 in Rome, Italy, and further amended after a postal ballot that was completed in January 16, 2012 (pdf document).

This is a certified translation of the original in German (pdf; 2012 version), as the association is registered in Germany.


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