JAAAS Issue #1 Finally Out
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After several hiccups along the way, the first issue of JAAAS: Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies has finally been published.

Here's the table of contents:

Michael Fuchs, "Managing Editor's Editorial"

Thematic Cluster: The Salzburg Seminar and Its Legacies in American Studies

Hanna Wallinger & Joshua Parker, "Guest Editors' Editorial"
Ralph J. Poole, "'Huck Finn at King Arthur's Court': F. O. Matthiessen, the Salzburg Seminar, and American Studies"
Mark Reinhardt, "'You know, I used to be a Jew': Groucho Marx, Max Reinhardt, and the Transformation of American Studies"
Philip McGowan, "What We Imagine Knowledge to Be: Wallace Stevens, Elizabeth Bishop, and Seventy Years of American Studies"
Julia Leyda, "The Feminist Futures of American Studies: Addressing the Post-Weinstein Media and Cultural Landscape"
Philipp Reisner, "The Cold War and New Sacred Poetry: Li-Young Lee, Suji Kwock Kim, and Kathleen Ossip"
Maria Proitsaki, "Poetry as a Strategy for Teaching English: Using Nikki Giovanni's Poetry in the English as a Second-/Foreign-Language Classroom"

Forum: Life Writing and American Studies

Nassim Balestrini & Silvia Schultermandl, "Introduction"
Volker Depkat, "Letters and Diaries as Life Writing"
Klaus Rieser, "First-Person Documentary Film and Self-Life Narration"
Silvia Schultermandl, "Online Life Writing"
Nassim Balestrini, "Intermedial and Transnational Hip Hop Life Writing"
Katharina Fackler, "Postcolonial and Transoceanic Life Writing"
Silvia Schultermandl & Nassim Balestrini, "Outlook on Life Writing and American Studies"

Reviews

Joshua Parker, "The Future of US Education"
Jonathan Singerton, "The Austrian Contribution to American Life Revisited"
Alexandra Ganser, Rev. Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative, by Alexa Weik von Mossner (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2017)
Johannes Mahlknecht, Rev. A Book of American Martyrs, by Joyce Carol Oates (London: Fourth Estate, 2017)

 

 

 

 

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