The Australasian Journal of American Studies or 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, by the Association.
Articles appearing in this journal are indexed in Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life. The journal is part of JSTOR. The journal is also part of the EBSCO Australian/New Zealand Reference Center database, and will be included in the American History and Life with Full Text database when that is launched.
The best article published in the journal in the two years between conferences is awarded the James Holt Award, a prize worth $500AUS.
The best article by a postgraduate student published in the journal in the two years between conferences is awarded the Peter Coleman Prize, valued at $250AUS.
AJAS also publishes the winner of the Association’s Norman Harper Prize, an award for an essay by an undergraduate student, valued at $250AUS. Submissions for this award must reach the Editors by December 1st each year.
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.
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University of New South Wales, Canberra
Chadwick Allen, University of Washington
Dennis Altman, La Trobe University
Fitzhugh Brundage, University of North Carolina
Lisandro E. Claudio, Kyoto University
Clare Corbould, Deakin University
Yasuo Endo, University of Tokyo
Jennifer Frost, University of Auckland
Paul Giles, University of Sydney
David Goodman, University of Melbourne
Ian Gordon, National University of Singapore
Marilyn Lake, University of Melbourne
Brendon O’Connor, University of Sydney
Jane Park, University of Sydney
Barbara Ryan, National University of Singapore
Lisa Samuels, University of Auckland
Paul Taillon, University of Auckland
Takayuki Tatsumi, Keio University
Ian Tyrrell, University of New South Wales
Shane White, University of Sydney
Dan Dixon, University of Sydney