U.S. Studies Online Keynote Competition
The USSO keynote competition offers a chance for postgraduate and early-career researchers to apply to be the Keynote speaker at the annual BAAS postgraduate conference.
Previous winners include:
2019: Lucy Mounfield: “New Media, [Mis]-Communication and [Mis]-Translation: Whose America Is It Anyway?”
2018: James West – ‘Write Me In: Dick Gregory and the 1968 Presidential Campaign’
2017: Patricia Malone – ‘We Hold These Truths to Feel Self Evident: Post-Truth and American Myths, or “The Tyranny of Intimacy”’
2016: Hannah Murray – ‘Blackface Like Me: The Borders of Belonging and Desires for Blackness in America’