American Studies Association(ASA)
About the ASA
The American Studies Association "promotes the development and dissemination of interdisciplinary
research on U.S. culture and history in a global context. Its purpose is to support
scholars and scholarship committed to original research, critical thinking, and public
dialogue." The ASA community is made up of "researchers, teachers, students, writers,
curators, community organizers, and activists from around the world committed to the
study and teaching of U.S. history and culture from multiple perspectives."