British Association for American Studies


Juliane Gamboeck-Straetz

Juliane Gambšck-StrŠtz is a Ph.D. candidate in American Studies at the University of Mannheim. She holds a Master of Education from the University of Potsdam as well as a Master of Arts from Clark University, Worcester, MA. In 2015, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Since 2020, she is a member of the research network ÒThe Failure of Knowledge Ð Knowledges of Failure.Ó In her dissertation project, entitled ÒCorporeal Battlegrounds. Laboring Bodies in Late Capitalism,Ó she analyzes how contemporary US novels critique normalized late capitalist assumptions about work through the depiction of laboring bodies.

Conference Review: ‘Black Women’s Activism in the Americas’, SHAW Annual Conference 2022

The British Library, 1st July 2022 The Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW), co-organised with the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library, hosted […]

Book Review: Familial Fitness: Disability, Adoption, and Family in Modern America by Sandra M. Sufian

The University of Chicago Press, £28 Sandra M. Sufian’s Familial Fitness examines the complex role of disability and divergence in US adoption practices from the Progressive Era to the end […]