WE ARE THE RAAS

We promote the academic study of American culture and society in Romania

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Our Mission

Our mission is to encourage and support Romanian academics and students to create, and be part of, a network dedicated to the promotion of American Studies in Romania.

Welcome to the Romanian Association for American Studies. We are an academic association that advocates for the study of American culture and society in Romania. Our members are university faculty, researchers, graduate students, as well as independent scholars involved in teaching, conducting research, and publishing in the field of American Studies. We support cooperation and intercommunication among Romanian, European, and American scholars who study the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Our Mission

Our mission is to encourage and support Romanian academics and students to create, and be part of, a network dedicated to the promotion of American Studies in Romania.

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Conferences & Events

Wastelands – 34TH EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE – Madrid 6-8 April 2022

Wastelands 34TH EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE Madrid 6-8 April 2022 Organized by the UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) with the collaboration of the Universidad Complutense. The year 2022 marks the centenary of the publication of T.S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land. The title of the conference alludes to Eliot’s work and the main themes in it, expanding the idea of the wasteland to the study of the United States. Hence, the overarching theme of the conference is...

The 2021 RAAS Conference (online)

On the occasion of The 2021 RAAS Conference (online), 7-9 October 2021, The Romanian Association for American Studies andthe Doctoral School of Humanities, Philology (Ovidius University Constanța) invite PhD students specializing in American Studies to present their doctoral projects on 7 October 2021 (online workshops).  The event is meant to provide the participants with necessary feedback: questions and suggestions, necessary information about similar work being done by other doctoral students. If you are interested in participating, please fill in the registration form attached separately to this message and return it...